Our law firm defends individuals accused of crimes and offenses involving guns and firearms in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. While the Commonwealth and the Garden State maintain laws against the illegal possession of firearms and guns, there are situations where legal gun owners are charged with criminal offenses following an incident involving the weapon. These […]
Illegal Gun and Firearms Crimes
Our Philadelphia Criminal Defense Law Firm represents accused persons in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Unlike New Jersey, the majority of Pennsylvania Uniform Firearms Act, none of them carry with them a mandatory minimum sentence except section 6111(g)(2)
Our law firm represents individuals charged with illegal gun and firearm offenses. Clients sometimes ask if a mistake of law is applicable to their situation.
A permit to possess is not a permit to carry in New Jersey. Pennsylvania doesnt restrict the type of firearm but it does limit who may possess a firearm
A permit to purchase a handgun is valid for 90 days and only one handgun can be purchased within a 30 day period.
Unlike New Jersey, Pennsylvania does not limit the type of weapon which a person may possess. The Commonwealth however does limit who may possess firearms.
Courts can deviate from sentencing guidelines and are only required to provide reasoning for the deviation.