Morristown Criminal Attorney

Charged with a Weapon Offense in Hamblen County?

In the state of Tennessee you do not need a permit to purchase or own a handgun or a rifle/shotgun. There are laws against unlawful discharge, and you will need a permit to carry a handgun. There are many other various laws that prohibit various activities and other issues related to firearms and other weapons.

A violation of any of these laws is considered a weapon offense and can have some very serious penalties. Handgun and firearm violations are among the crimes that Tennessee takes more seriously, the penalties for conviction of one of these crimes can be extremely drastic and life-altering.

Types of Weapon Offenses

Various weapon charges that you could face may range from unlawful possession, unlawful discharge of a firearm, to murder. If you have been charged with any sort of weapons offense then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a Morristown criminal defense lawyer from The Bowlin Law Firm. We represent clients throughout Knoxville, Morristown, Knox County, and Hamblen County.

If you are convicted of any of these crimes then you could face a minimum mandatory sentence of 10 years in prison to life imprisonment. A minimum mandatory sentence means that the convicted individual must serve the entire sentence day for day, and they are ineligible for any form of early release.

It is vitally important that you speak with a representative from our firm as soon as possible in order to discuss your charges and how our firm can help you. We will take the time to understand you, your case, your goals and desires regarding the outcome of your case. We will then be able to build a strong defense of your case that will aggressively fight for your rights, your goals and your desires.

Contact our firm today to discuss your options.

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