AZ Weapon Laws and Criminal Defense
“There are many defenses that can be used by qualified Criminal Attorneys in Arizona to challenge the evidence against you and weapon charges. Due to their potentially serious nature of weapon charges in AZ, you should contact an Arizona criminal defense or weapon’s charge defense attorney as soon as possible if you are charged or arrested for any weapon charge.”
Weapon Charges in AZ
If you face weapons charges in Arizona, you were most like charged with other criminal charges in Arizona at the same time. Usually weapons charges are paired with other offenses. Weapon charges can be very serious. If you were arrested or face weapon charges of any kind in Arizona, you should consult an experienced AZ Criminal Defense attorney to discuss you charges, potential penalties, and criminal defense options. A conviction in Arizona for a felony weapon charges carry serous consequences, including a jail or prison sentences. Even a minor misconduct charge involving a weapon misdemeanor can be serious depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. If the weapon is used in commission of a crime increases the seriousness of the crime.
According to Arizona criminal law, a dangerous or deadly weapon can be defined (paraphrased) as anything designed for lethal use. Common items such as knives and guns fall under the Arizona definitions. And depending on the circumstances, the law also includes items such as baseball bats or vehicles. Cases also exist, where persons themselves can be considered deadly or dangerous weapons if they are highly skilled in such areas as marshal arts, or boxing, and the like, and possess the capability or did actually cause serous injury to another person. A weapons charge that results in a serious injury to another person will increase the have sentencing range if an individual is convicted.
Arizona Weapon Laws
There are many different types of weapon charges, scenarios, and situations for which weapon charges may apply. Weapon charges in Arizona are specifically are comprehensive and specifically defined and classified under the State weapons laws. Whether you were arrested for Weapon Charges in Phoenix AZ, Mesa AZ, Tempe AZ, Chandler AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Gilbert AZ, Maricopa County AZ or any other county or city in Arizona you will be subject to the rules of authority of Arizona State Law and criminal codes cited below:
“A.R.S. Chapter 31 WEAPONS AND EXPLOSIVES
13-3102 Misconduct involving weapons; defenses; classification; definitions
13-3102.01 Storage of deadly weapons; definitions
13-3103 Misconduct involving explosives; classification
13-3104 Depositing explosives; classification
13-3105 Forfeiture of weapons and explosives
13-3106 Firearm purchase in other states
13-3107 Unlawful discharge of firearms; exceptions; classification; definitions
13-3108 Firearms regulated by state; state preemption; violation; classification; definition
13-3109 Sale or gift of firearm to minor; classification
13-3110 Misconduct involving simulated explosive devices; classification; definition 13-3111 Minors prohibited from carrying or possessing firearms; exceptions; seizure and forfeiture; penalties; classification
13-3112 Concealed weapons; qualification; application; permit to carry; civil penalty; report; applicability
13-3113 Adjudicated delinquents; firearm possession; classification
13-3114 Arizona manufactured firearms; regulation; definitions
13-3115 Forensics firearms identification system
13-3116 Misconduct involving body armor; classification; definition
13-3117 Remote stun guns; sales records; use; classification; definitions
13-3118 Possession or storage of firearms; restrictions prohibited; exceptions
13-3119 Misconduct involving weapons in a secured area of an airport; classification; definitions
13-3120 Knives regulated by state; state preemption; definitions”
(Citation from www.azleg.state.az.us)
Weapon Charges Defense Attorneys in Arizona
Weapon Charges are not the type of charges you want to challenge on your own through the Arizona criminal justice system or the maze of procedures and protocols of the Arizona courts. There are many defenses that can be used by qualified Criminal Attorneys to challenge the evidence against you and weapon charges. Due to their potentially serious nature of weapon charges in AZ, you should contact an Arizona criminal defense or weapon’s charge defense attorney as soon as possible if you are charged or arrested for any weapon charge.
A good AZ criminal attorney will gather and examine all the facts surrounding your case, make sure your constitutional rights have not been violated, tell your side of the story through proper legal channels, present compelling arguments in negotiations, hearings, trials, and through motions to protect you against the works outcome and harshest penalties. An experienced AZ weapon charges attorney will do everything possible to suppress any evidence against you, attempt to get your charges reduced or to achieve the best outcome of getting your charges dismissed. Every weapons charge case is different and the defenses that will be used and outcomes may differ. But the defense by an Arizona good criminal attorney will greatly increase the chances of a good outcome.
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This post was intended to provide general information only and is not intended as specific legal advice. You should not rely upon this information alone, but should consult legal counsel regarding the application of the laws and regulations discussed and as applied to your specific case or circumstance.