While you can legally own a gun in the state of Nevada, there are specific gun laws that dictate when you can and cannot carry it, and when it can and cannot be loaded. These laws can be confusing and you may not be aware that you’re committing a gun crime.
Examples of gun crimes include:
- Concealing a firearm without a CCW permit
- Use of firearms to commit another crime
- Use of firearms during domestic violence
- Using firearms during theft crimes
- Using guns to threaten another person
- Using guns while under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Using guns near children
If convicted of firearm crimes in the state of Nevada, you stand to face harsh penalties. These can include fines, substantial county jail or state prison time and probation. You will also carry a criminal record for the rest of your life, making it more difficult for you to obtain employment. Being charged with gun crimes in Nevada is serious, and if you’re facing firearm charges, you need the expertise of a seasoned criminal defense lawyer who is familiar with Nevada’s intricate gun laws.
Let The Defenders help you fight your firearm charges with vigor. We have experience building solid cases that will stand up against prosecutorial tactics. It is our goal to defend you to the best of our ability. Call today to make an appointment.