The government itself doesn’t deny our right to bear arms, but certain laws are established in order to legally possess a weapon in South Carolina. Weapons are a hot topic in the news and being informed of relative state laws regarding gun possession is important to understand. A gun crime attorney in Charleston from Barrett Law Center understands all South Carolina law and can represent those in Charleston with weapons charges against them. We can also provide professional legal advice you may need during this difficult time.
Conviction Consequences in SC
The types of weapon crimes that you’ve been charged with in South Carolina will determine the consequences faced. South Carolina gun laws define the following crimes as part of gun crimes in the state:
- Unlawful discharge of a weapon
- Disorderly conduct with a firearm
- Carrying a concealed weapon in an illegal place
Depending on your past criminal history (if applicable), you will receive a jail or prison sentence and/or fines. The severity of the penalty is determined by where you were with the weapon, whether the weapon was in fact loaded, your criminal history as mentioned, and other factors determined by the police officer. A gun crimes attorney in Charleston from our South Carolina law firm can help represent you every step of the legal way.
Call for a Free Consultation Today
At Barrett Law Center, a gun crimes attorney is always ready and willing to have a free phone conversation with potential clients in South Carolina. We can discuss your case, ask you questions about the details, and can even answer any of your questions. He is well versed at all gun laws in South Carolina and in the United States and is confident he can represent you the way that you deserve. To talk to us today, call 843-408-8455.