Criminal Possession of a Weapon is one of the most common charges filed by New York prosecutors. Gun crimes carry particularly severe punishments throughout the State. Article 265 of the New York Penal Law sets forth the relevant laws regarding firearms and other dangerous weapons charges.
The New York Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC have successfully represented those accused of weapons' charges for over forty years. All of the firm's resources are dedicated to achieving the best possible result for our clients accused of crimes. If you or a loved one has been charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon, or another weapon related offense, please contact us for a free consultation.
When most hear of a weapons charges, they immediately think about guns and knives. However, under New York law, many other instruments are considered "illegal." These illegal weapons include billy clubs, brass knuckles, switchblades, sling shots, kung fu stars, and chuka sticks. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing those accused of illegally possessing such weapons.
In almost all Criminal Possession of a Weapon cases, the legality of the search and seizure performed by police should be questioned. In cases where the weapon was found as a result of an illegal search, we will move to have the evidence suppressed. Our attorneys have successfully tried many criminal cases to verdict. Please click follow the link to read about some of our Notable Cases. We will work tirelessly with you to achieve the best possible outcome no matter what the charge.Contact Us
The NY Criminal Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of Thomas L. Gallivan, PLLC represent those accused of Weapons charges throughout the New York area, including Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, as well as the five boroughs of NYC. Contact one of our three conveniently located offices today if you are in need of representation.