Firearms violation? Cut through the confusion and mount an expert defense with Michael L. Fell as your firearms defense attorney.
Gun control is taken very seriously in California; nonetheless, many individuals are allowed to own or even carry firearms in certain circumstances.
The trouble is…
California has so many gun laws and gun law exceptions, you may not even know you are breaking the law.
That’s exactly why you need an experienced defense attorney like Michael L. Fell on your side. After serving as an Orange County Senior Deputy District Attorney where he prosecuted cases for over 18 years, Michael L. Fell has a thorough knowledge of the law as well as of the legal precedents relevant to firearm and weapons cases.
You can rely on him to explain the charge against you in detail, as well as provide an overview of all possible options for your defense. He will keep you fully informed as the case progresses and of course work hard to secure the best possible outcome for you.
We Handle All Kinds of Firearms Charges
It would take way too long to list all the possible charges, penalties, and sentence enhancements that could be associated with improper use of a firearm. But the following are some of the most common firearms charges that our talented staff can defend against:
- Possession of a loaded firearm or weapon
- Brandishing a firearm or weapon
- Carrying a concealed weapon
- Unlicensed sale of firearms
- Felon with a firearm
- Illegal ammunition and accessories
- Assault with a firearm
- Negligent discharge of a firearm
Michael L. Fell Helps Clients Avoid Jail
Depending on the facts of your case, Michael L. Fell can help you avoid ending up in jail on a firearms conviction in one of two ways:
Fighting the Charge: Obviously Attorney Fell is not going to let you be convicted of a crime if you are innocent. There are many possible ways to fight a firearms charge, such as showing that you actually had a legal right to possess, carry, or use the weapon, that you were acting in self-defense, or that the evidence against you was collected by illegal search and seizure. Attorney Fell will explore every possible option to find the best, most productive strategy for your case.
Plea Deals: Attorney Fell is famous for his passion for “creative sentencing.” In other words, he is well known for his ability to negotiate with prosecutors and receive excellent plea deals for his clients. For example, if you are facing a firearm charge, Attorney Fell may be able to secure a sentence whereby you may be able to stay out of jail and instead complete community service, house arrest, counseling, and/or restitution.
Need Help Restoring Your California Gun Rights?
Felony firearms convictions will result in a permanent loss of your gun rights—unless your attorney can succeed in petitioning for your felony to be reduced to a misdemeanor. Most misdemeanor firearms offenses are eligible for gun rights restoration at the end of a 10-year ban. Michael L. Fell can advise you on the feasibility of getting a past felony reduced as well as help you secure the Certificate of Rehabilitation and Governor’s Pardon that you need for gun rights restoration.
Questions? Contact Us Today
If you would like more information about defending against firearms charges, please contact The Law Office of Michael L. Fell at (949) 585-9055 today.