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St. Louis Weapons Offense Attorney

The Best Legal Defense Against Gun Charges in and Around St. Louis, Missouri

Criminal charges for weapons violations are becoming much more common as national attention is drawn to high-profile incidents involving firearms. Firearms violations can range from simple misdemeanors to violent felonies. Typical gun crimes may include the following:

  • Armed Criminal Action
  • Unlawful Possession of Firearms
  • Unlawful Use of Weapons
  • Unlawful Transfer
  • Unlawful Possession of Explosive Weapons
  • Concealed Carry Violations
  • Burglary / Theft of Firearms

If you are facing any of these gun crimes or any other misdemeanor or felony charges involving a firearm or weapon in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Jefferson County, Franklin County, St. Charles County, Lincoln County, or any other county in Missouri, you need an experienced gun crimes lawyer at your side.

As a former federal agent who has assisted in the prosecution of firearms violations, Kevin Whiteley understands the intricacies of criminal investigations involving guns, and uses his knowledge and experience to develop the best legal defense against weapons charges in St. Louis and the surrounding areas. Because Kevin Whiteley has handled hundreds of criminal cases, many of which involved weapons, you can be assured that when you hire him, he will take the time to thoroughly research your case and represent you with an unending commitment to individual service and professionalism.

For the aggressive and dedicated legal representation you deserve, call a St. Louis gun crimes lawyer at the Whiteley Law Firm today.

Gun Crimes in Missouri Federal and State Courts

Weapons charges may be filed and prosecuted at either the state or federal level. Federal violations involving weapons include gun trafficking, straw purchases, unlawful possession (commonly referred to as felon-in-possession), use or carrying of firearms during drug and violent crimes, and unlawful possession or manufacture of machines guns. State crimes can include armed criminal action, unlawful possession, unlawful use of weapons, and violations against carrying concealed weapons.

If you are found guilty of a firearms crime, you will likely face a lengthy prison sentence, steep fines, strict supervision while on probation, and the very real possibility of a felony criminal conviction on your record. You may also permanently forfeit all Second Amendment rights to owning or possessing firearms in the future. Minimum mandatory terms of imprisonment are imposed when guns or weapons are used during the commission of other crimes

To ensure that your legal rights are fully protected and that you have an effective defense, you should consult with Kevin Whiteley at your earliest convenience to discuss your situation and your defense strategy.

Contact a St. Louis gun crimes lawyer today if you have been charged with any criminal violation involving a firearm or other weapon.

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