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Gun Crimes Attorney in
Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Defending Clients in Rockingham County, in New Hampshire
& Massachusetts

While gun laws in New Hampshire and Massachusetts may be less restrictive than elsewhere in the U.S., you are still subject to both state and federal laws that can have serious consequences if violated. Guns used in the commission of other crimes will lead to more serious penalties upon a conviction. If you are facing an arrest connected with a violation of gun laws or if you need legal advice concerning your legal use of a gun, seek the help of our Portsmouth gun crime attorney at Wiberg Law Office, PLLC.

Weapons Offense Cases We Handle in New Hampshire

In New Hampshire, a license is not required to openly carry or carry a concealed pistol or revolver in public. However, certain persons are not allowed to possess guns, such as convicted felons, those deemed mentally ill, and those convicted of domestic violence. Massachusetts does require a license to possess firearms. In both states, you may be subject to federal laws as well.

Any arrest for a violent crime — including domestic violence, robbery, or a sex crime — can become more uncertain for the accused when a weapons charge is involved. Those convicted of three or more felonies of specific categories also face severe penalties of 10 to 40 years in prison and fines of up to $25,000 if found possessing a gun.

If You Need Counsel Regarding Gun Laws or an Arrest, Reach Out Today for a Free Consultation

Our Portsmouth gun crime attorney can help whether you have been charged in New Hampshire or Massachusetts with:

  • Carrying a concealed weapon

  • Assault with a deadly weapon

  • Possession of an unregistered gun

  • Brandishing a firearm

  • Possession of unlicensed firearms

  • Felon in possession of a firearm

  • Possession of a firearm by a minor

  • Unlawful discharge of a weapon

  • Unlawful sale of firearms

  • Carrying a concealed and loaded firearm in a vehicle

  • Federal firearms violations, including possession of a machine gun or silencer or

  • Possession of assault weapons

Reach Out to Wiberg Law Office, PLLC

When it comes to gun crimes, the laws can be confusing and complex. However, you can depend on our experienced Portsmouth gun crime lawyer who has in-depth knowledge of this field. As your advocate, we can ensure that your constitutional rights are protected. Furthermore, our team will investigate to determine whether the evidence against you was obtained through an illegal search and seizure.

Arrested for a gun crime? Contact us now for a free consultation.