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Weapons & Firearm Offenses

You have a constitutional right to bear arms. If you are convicted of using a weapon to commit a crime, however, you can lose that right forever. You may also be in danger of jail or prison time, heavy fines, probation, and other serious penalties. Do not let the charges against you go unchallenged.

May McKinney provides professional, hard-hitting defense for those accused of all types of weapon violations and offenses in Tennessee. From guns and knives to baseball bats, our Nashville weapons offense attorneys can handle the whole range of potential weapons and potential charges.

Such charges include:

  • Illegally possessing a concealed weapon
  • Illegally selling weapons
  • Unlawfully discharging a gun
  • Brandishing a firearm in public
  • Shooting into an occupied building
  • Carrying a knife or gun onto an airplane or into an airport
  • Carrying a loaded, concealed gun in your car
  • Aggravated assault or battery using a deadly weapon
  • Weapons possession by a convicted felon

In most cases, weapons offenses go hand in hand with other criminal charges such as murder, robbery, assault, kidnapping, carjacking, and other crimes that require the use of force or the threat of bodily harm. We are well-versed in these related charges and the best legal strategies to combat them.

To discuss your case and how we can help, call (615) 265-6383 or contact us online.

Aggressive Defense of Federal Weapons Offenses

Federal weapons charges are, of course, a grave legal challenge. If you have been arrested, charged or accused of any of the following federal weapon offenses, your need for qualified legal counsel is urgent. An experienced defense lawyer can guide you skillfully through the criminal defense process.

Our Nashville federal weapon charges lawyers defend clients in cases involving:

  • Unlawful dealing of weapons
  • Unlawful possession of firearms
  • Firearms transaction by a prohibited person
  • Using or carrying a firearm while committing another crime such as drug trafficking

Choose a Defense Firm with a Track Record of Success

Zealous, knowledgeable advocacy is a hallmark of May McKinney. Our attorneys are passionate about protecting your constitutional rights. We are available to pursue that goal with your long-term interests clearly in focus.

The strategy most appropriate in your case will depend on the specific facts and circumstances. There may be cause to contend that police used illegal search and seizure tactics. Keeping your case in state court, if possible, will be a priority. Federal sentencing outcomes are typically much more severe.

You can trust May McKinney to find the most advantageous strategy in your case. To learn more, call (615) 265-6383.

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