Weapons/Firearms Charges

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The Second Amendment guarantees citizens the Right to Bear Arms.  However, the State of Missouri and the United States have enacted laws that place restrictions on when and how citizens can use a firearm and even carry or possess a firearm.  For example, Missouri prohibits the unlawful possession of a firearm for those who have felony convictions and prohibits the unlawful use of a weapon if it is displayed or used in various manners.  These charges can be misdemeanor or felony weapons charges.  In fact, certain unlawful use of a weapon charges require prison time.

Missouri’s weapons charge laws are complex, and they can be treated differently in each county.  For example, individuals may be treated differently in St. Louis County than in Jefferson County for a weapons charge offense.  If you are charged with or are a suspect for a weapons charge, particularly unlawful possession of a firearm or unlawful use of a weapon, contact The Lowry Law Firm’s weapons charge lawyers immediately.

Not only do The Lowry Law Firm’s weapons and firearms charge lawyers know Missouri’s weapons and firearms laws to advise you how the law applies to your case, but also, they have insight to how local prosecutors and judges treat weapons charges.  The Firm’s criminal defense attorneys focus not on whether you committed the crime, but whether the prosecutor can prove it.

The Lowry Law Firm’s weapons charge attorneys handle weapons offenses in the following counties:

  • Franklin County
  • Jefferson County
  • St. Francois County
  • Ste. Genevieve County
  • St. Louis County
  • Washington County