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Weapons Charges in Springfield, IL

Illegal Possession, Sale, Purchase & Use of Firearms

Over the past few decades, the possession and use of firearms has become a point of extreme controversy. Whether you have been accused of a weapons crime because of someone's overreaction or for any other reason, Johnson Law Group can provide the criminal defense that you need. Illinois has very strict laws regarding the sale, purchase, carrying, and use of firearms and other dangerous weapons.

We defend against all types of weapons charges, including the following:

  • Unlawful possession of a firearm
  • Unlawful use of a firearm
  • Unlawful sale of a firearm
  • Reckless discharge of a firearm
  • Endangerment of a minor

You Could Be Facing High Penalties for Weapons Crimes

Most weapons crimes are categorized as felonies, even if no one suffered personal injury or if you did not act with any criminal intent.

If you are convicted, you could face extremely harsh punishments, including:

  • Up to $25,000 in fines
  • 1 to 3 years in prison
  • Restraining or barring orders
  • Loss of employment

Defend Your Rights Today with a Springfield, IL Defense Attorney

When you have been accused of a weapons crime, your most important course of action is to hire a criminal defense lawyer who is both experienced and confident. Johnson Law Group has been in practice for 20 years and is more than capable of defending you from a harmful conviction. With a former police officer in our team of professionals, we have a complete comprehension of your rights to purchase, sell, and use firearms that very few law firms can claim.

Contact us today and begin your defense, free case evaluations are available.


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Reasons to Hire Johnson Law Group:

  • Over 100 years of combined experience in Criminal Law.

  • Our attorneys have won numerous awards and distinctions.

  • Customized results-driven case strategies.

  • Passionate legal representation, inside and outside of court.