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Grand Rapids, MI 49512

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Weapons Offenses

Grand Rapids Attorney Defends Clients Accused of Weapons Offenses

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Under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, your right to “keep and bear arms” cannot be “infringed.” However, state and federal governments have enacted so many laws restricting the ownership and possession of firearms and ammunition that it’s easy for even the most scrupulous gun owner to be caught out of compliance. At the Van Den Heuvel Law Office in Grand Rapids, we fully support the prerogative of Michigan citizens to own and possess firearms for sport and self-defense. If you’ve been arrested on a weapons violation, we provide aggressive defense representation that safeguards your due process rights as we work diligently toward a favorable resolution.

Experienced felony and misdemeanor defense attorney in Michigan

Weapons charges come with serious penalties, which include significant jail time. That’s a great price to pay for offenses that often turn on minor technicalities. To help ensure that you obtain the best possible outcome, you need a defense attorney who knows how courts have decided similar issues in state and federal court, and is prepared to challenge law enforcement procedures.

Our law firm is ready to defend you against a variety of weapons charges, including:

  • Carrying under the influence
  • Chemical spray violation
  • Concealed dirk or dagger
  • Concealed firearm violation
  • Failure to disclose possession of a firearm during a traffic stop
  • Federal firearms violations
  • Felon in possession
  • Gun-free zone violation
  • Illegal firearm
  • Illegal ammunition
  • Minimum age violation
  • Open carry violation
  • Possession of explosives
  • TASER violations
  • Transport violations
  • Unlawful discharge

The overwhelming majority of gun owners are law-abiding citizens who want to cooperate with law enforcement. But if you’re accused of a weapons offense, you need to understand that you’re now in an adversarial position. Don’t say anything that will allow the police to strength their case against you. Contact an experienced attorney immediately. With more than 20 years of legal experience, our firm has the knowledge and resources to provide capable and comprehensive criminal defense representation for your situation.

Get dedicated criminal defense representation for weapons charges in Grand Rapids

The Van Den Heuvel Law Office is committed to protecting the Second Amendment rights of Michigan residents. If you face state or federal weapons charges, schedule an initial consultation by calling our Grand Rapids office at 614-698-0000 or contacting us online. We can also conduct your appointment via Skype.