Weapons Offenses

Hiring an attorney is always important following an arrest. It is especially important when the charge includes a weapons offense. Whenever a person is carrying a firearm while engaging in criminal behavior, the criminal penalties will undoubtedly be enhanced.

Our Attorneys Will Defend Against The Consequences Of A Weapons Offense

Conviction on charges of weapons offenses in Missouri can result in many possible consequences, including:

  • You may lose your right to own or possess a firearm.
  • You may receive a long prison sentence.
  • Your criminal record may become permanently affected.
  • Finding a job or a place to rent may become extremely difficult.
  • If you are a student, you may lose your financial aid.
  • You may be barred from working for the government.
  • You may lose your right to vote.

We will craft a personalized defense based on the specific weapons charge you face and the details of the charge. Our aggressive defense will be tailored to your specific situation.

We Recognize The Challenges Related To A Weapons Offense

The attorneys at Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer know the complexities that can arise in weapons offense cases. Have you been charged with:

  • Armed criminal action
  • Unlawful use of a weapon
  • Defacing a firearm
  • Possession of a defaced firearm
  • Unlawful transfer of a weapon
  • Fraudulent purchase of a firearm
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Federal weapons offenses

If so, we can:

  1. Evaluate your case by gathering all evidence and talking to witnesses to verify your account.
  2. Assess mitigating circumstances and make motions to suppress any evidence seized in violation of your constitutional rights.
  3. Prepare for trial, if necessary. We promise to protect your rights and use our skills against the complex issues that arise during the litigation process.

Get Answers From A Lawyer Experienced With Weapons Offenses In Missouri

We will fight for you! The possible consequences of a weapons charge in Missouri are extremely serious, and your best chance at avoiding them is with representation by an experienced attorney.

For more information on weapons offenses, access revised statutes of the state of Missouri: http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/c571.htm.

At Harper, Evans, Wade & Netemeyer, your rights will be protected. You can count on our more than 100 years of combined experience to help you get the results you need. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our criminal defense lawyers at our office in Columbia by calling 573-355-5172 or 866-936-2599.