Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon – Atlantic & Cape May County Defense Lawyer
Legalities of Convicted Felons Possessing Firearms or Ammunition
A person who has been convicted of a felony cannot legally possess a firearm or ammunition in the state of New Jersey. If you have been convicted of a felony and have been arrested for unlawful possession, it is important to know what you are facing and what potential consequences could happen upon conviction.
I am John W. Tumelty, and I have practiced criminal law in Atlantic City and across the state of New Jersey for more than 30 years. I am a New Jersey Supreme Court certified criminal trial attorney, and my law firm is devoted to defense in weapons offense cases, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon as well as other weapons charges.
After an arrest, make the smart decision to speak with a lawyer about your criminal defense. Contact my firm by calling 609-390-4600.
Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in South Jersey
Legal penalties for the possession of a firearm by a convicted felon are serious and include mandatory state prison sentences and may result in a permanent criminal record. If you have been arrested, you need to know that you have rights and that there may be a defense for your charges. I also represent clients with armed robbery charges, carrying handguns without permits and possession of firearms for unlawful purposes.
If your civil rights were violated during the search of your car, home or other property and evidence was seized illegally, I will hold the police accountable and help to preserve your constitutionally-guaranteed rights.
Let’s Discuss Your New Jersey Weapons Charge Today
I am available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to address the urgent needs of my clients. If you have been arrested and charged with a weapons charge in New Jersey, contact me today at 609-390-4600 to discuss what I can do to defend you against the criminal charges.