Personal Attention.
Aggressive Defense.

Photo of Thomas C. Mooney

Handgun Offenses And Penalties

Gun crimes in Maryland can be misdemeanor or felony offenses, resulting in consequences ranging from fines to imprisonment. When you face handgun offense charges, you can benefit from consulting with an attorney who has the knowledge to guide you through the legal process and protect your rights.

At the Law Offices of Thomas C. Mooney in Upper Marlboro, we offer free case reviews to those facing weapons charges. Contact us today to discuss your options with an attorney: Call 301-579-3429.

Handgun Offenses And Penalties

While the Second Amendment provides United States citizens the right to bear arms, handgun possession and transportation are governed strictly in Maryland under many complex laws. And violations of gun laws are prosecuted harshly.

Depending on the type of charge and your criminal record, you could face substantial prison time, fines and additional consequences. If you are facing a handgun charge, it is important to talk to an experienced lawyer about your specific case to learn about your defense options.

We are very well-versed in the criminal law article and the public safety article handgun violations are prosecuted under in Maryland. We use our extensive legal knowledge and aggressive trial skills to successfully defend clients against a variety of handgun charges, including:

  • Possession of an unlicensed firearm
  • Illegal enhancement to a handgun
  • Brandishing a weapon
  • Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit
  • Carrying a gun on school property
  • Possession of a firearm by a convicted
  • Carrying a weapon in the commission of a crime

Aggressive Defense Of Gun-Related Crimes

If you have been accused of possessing a gun during the commission of a crime, the criminal charges for that offense are likely to be elevated significantly.

We maintain a strong focus on felony cases, where we believe we can provide the biggest service to our clients. If you are facing a felony offense linked to a violent crime, a robbery or another offense, we are well-prepared to fight for your rights and your freedom.

Get Your Free Case Review

If you or a loved one faces charges for a handgun violation, contact us for a free legal consultation. We would be happy to review your case and give you our honest opinion about your defense options for no charge. Call 301-579-3429 or send us this form to reach our office.