White Plains Gun Crime Attorney
In New York, the penalties for gun crimes are tough, and they're only
getting tougher. If you have been charged with a gun crime, you should
hire a lawyer who is well-versed in state law and can aggressively defend
your rights. Few defense attorneys are as qualified to take gun crime
cases as the lawyers of Tilem & Associates, PC.
Peter Tilem spent 10 years as an Assistant District Attorney, six of which
were spent in the firearms trafficking unit. He worked throughout the
Northeast, obtaining extensive experience in prosecuting and investigating
gun-related crimes. Since then, he has put this knowledge to work, defending
people accused of gun crimes.
Don't wait to contact us for a
free initial consultation. We serve clients throughout the New York City area, including Westchester
County and the five boroughs.
More Details about Gun Crimes
At Tilem & Associates, PC, our lawyers handle many gun crime cases.
What follows are details about just a few of the more common gun crimes
in New York:
Simple possession of an unlicensed firearm: the gun must be loaded and outside of your home or place of business
to qualify as a felony.
Possession of an assault weapon: this offense is a felony, whether or not the gun was loaded and whether
or not you had an intention to use it.
Possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device: this could include a magazine for a pistol that can hold more than ten rounds.
Sale of firearms: there are restrictions on selling guns to minors, secondary sales, etc.
It is a felony to sell firearms without a license.
Other crimes can result in enhanced sentences. If you have a loaded firearm
during a robbery, for example, you can get up to 25 years in prison. Even
if you just pretend you have a gun, you can get up to 15 years in prison.
People are also getting arrested in increasing numbers for possessing
other weapons, such as gravity knives. At Tilem & Associates, PC,
our lawyers help people accused of all kinds of
Put Our Extensive Experience To Work For You
If you would like to speak to an attorney about your gun crime charges,
please call Tilem and Associates, PC at (888) 840-0043 for a free consultation.
Our lead attorney is an NRA Certified Instructor and an NRA Range Safety Officer.