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Weapons / Gun Crimes

Chicago Weapon Crimes Attorney

Illinois Gun Laws & Penalties

The state of Illinois has some of the most severe gun laws and penalties in the United States. A valid permit must be obtained before an individual can own a firearm, illegal possession of a weapon or firearm can land you in violations of a weapons or gun law. Even if you possess the correct gun permit, you could be in violation of location-based restrictions.

Reasons To Choose Steven H. Fine

  • We Have 20+ Years Of Experience
  • We’re Top-Rated & Highly Successful
  • We Proudly Defend The Rights Of The Accused
  • We’re Available 24/7 To Answer Your Call
  • We Provide Free Case Consultations
  • Se Habla Español

What Are the Penalties for a Weapon Crime?

Class A misdemeanors can be punishable by a sentence of up to 1 year in jail and a fine of up to $2,500. A person convicted of a Class 4 felony may face a prison sentence of 1 to 3 years. A Class 3 felony can a carry a prison sentence of 1 to 3 years, a class 2 felony is punishable by a prison sentence of 3 to 7 years, and a Class X felony can be convicted with 6 to 30 years in prison. No matter what the felony charge, a person convicted of a gun or weapon charge will face heavy fines and a permanent criminal record.

Our gun defense attorney in Chicago has a thorough understanding of the 4th Amendment laws that forbid against illegal searches or seizures, as well as every other law related to the possession and use of firearms and weapons at a state or federal level.

We handle the following weapon/gun related charges:

  • Unlawful possession of a weapon or gun
  • Unlawful sale of a weapon or gun
  • Unlawful use of a weapon or gun
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon or gun
  • Possession of a weapon or gun by a felon
  • Carrying concealed weapon or gun without a valid permit
  • Armed robbery
  • Assault with a weapon or gun
  • Aggravated discharge of a weapon or gun
  • A felon's illegal use of a weapon or gun
  • Armed violence
  • Armed habitual criminal

Call Now for a Free Consultation

If you have been charged with a gun crime violation or location-based restriction, contact the Law Office of Steven Fine in Chicago as soon as possible. We represent clients in any state or federal court of law and offer a free case evaluation. Our Chicago weapon crime lawyer is here to defend your rights and protect your future.


Call us now at (312) 436-0638 to schedule a FREE consultation today with our Chicago criminal defense attorney.


Testimonials

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    - Happy Client
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Case Results

  • Dismissed People v CR
  • Dismissed People v DG
  • Defendant was found not guilty of all charges. People v EA
  • The defendant was found not guilty of murder. People v MC
  • Defendant was found not guilty of all charges. People v JV
  • The defendant was found not guilty at trial. People v RG
  • The case was dismissed. People v SB
  • The defendant was found not guilty of the charge People v QH
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