Illegal gun possession, also commonly referred to as the criminal possession of a weapon, carries increasingly strict penalties. Many communities and states such as Texas have taken steps to reduce gun violence by enacting harsher penalties for not only the use of guns in the commission of a crime, but for the mere possession of an illegal firearm. Many people need to go through a firearm background check to get cleared to have possession of a gun.
If you are accused of illegal gun possession or another gun offense, you should contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately to learn more about your rights, your defenses and the complicated legal system.
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