Weapons Charges Defense Lawyers
Have you been arrested in St. Louis? Call today!
Guns and weapons charges in St. Louis are taken seriously. The charge of
unlawful use of a weapon (UUW) could result in excess fines, probation,
possible jail time, and could permanently affect your criminal record.
If charged with this crime in combination with other crimes, you may find
yourself experienced increased penalties.
It is critical that you seek legal counsel from Millikan Wright, LLC attorneys
immediately after being charged with a UUW offense.
Call our office immediately to get started.
When can I face a UUW charge?
Unlawful use of a weapon charge can be issued for a variety of reasons
such as discharging a weapon in a home or public place, having a loaded
firearm while intoxicated, discharging a firearm in or at a vehicle, to
name a few.
Some common weapons offenses include:
- Gun possession
- Possession of a firearm by a felon
- Possession of an assault weapon
- Illegal weapon possession
- Brandishing a firearm
- Discharging a firearm
- Sales of a firearm
- Use of a weapon during a crime
A common UUW charge in St. Louis is when an individual is found carrying
a concealed weapon on either their person or in their vehicle and that
weapon is deemed capable of lethal use. These weapons can range, with
the most common being a gun or knife.
Our experienced attorneys will evaluate your UUW charges and determine
if the following occurred during the discovery of the weapon:
- Did law enforcement have reasonable cause for searching your person or vehicle?
- Was your vehicle seized when the weapon was discovered?
- Did the police follow the St. Louis Inventory Search protocol upon your
- Did any additional violations related to seizure of evidence occur?
These are just a few of the questions our seasoned attorneys will ask during
your consultation. It is important to know that anyone that has been convicted
of a felony is legally incapable of owning a firearm. This is essential
to disclose to your defense attorneys at Millikan Wright, LLC as soon
Former Prosecutors On Your Side
Given the number of weapons charges that arise from miscommunications and
an individual’s unawareness of the law, our St. Louis criminal defense
lawyers can help clear this with the court. Considering our extensive
experience as former police officers and criminal prosecutors, we are
familiar with the many ways that you can be proven guilty and form a reliable
and dedicated defense to help protect you.
Your rights and freedoms are too important to lose. When you have been
accused of a weapons crime in St. Louis, you need criminal defense that
counts. The attorneys at Millikan Wright, LLC can help.
free consultation with our experienced legal team today!