Gun Charges

Newark Gun Charges Lawyer

Felon in possession of a firearm is a serious crime. If you have been convicted of a first-, second-, third- and fourth-degree crime, you are considered a felon. If convicted of felon in possession of a firearm, you face strict penalties. A minimum sentence is five years in prison without parole; maximum is 10 years in prison. These and other types of weapons offenses can cause serious harm to your future. An experienced attorney can begin building your defense immediately and protect your rights, freedoms and future.

Skilled Essex County Criminal Defense Attorney With 27 years Experience

If you are facing felon in possession of a firearm charges, do not delay. Call the law offices of Joseph D. Rotella at 973-621-0333 to discuss your options in a free initial consultation with an experienced Newark gun charges lawyer.

There are recent changes in New Jersey gun laws that you must be aware of. New Jersey has changed illegal possession of firearms charges from a third-degree crime to a second-degree crime. This means a mandatory three years in jail if convicted. Contact us to learn more about these critical changes in gun laws and how they may affect you.

Choose an Experienced Attorney to Protect Your Rights

Attorney Joseph D. Rotella is a certified criminal trial attorney and board certified as a criminal trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is recognized as an expert in criminal cases, including firearms possession and other weapons crimes.

Talk to the law offices of Joseph D. Rotella today if you have been accused of any of the following:

  • Armed robbery
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Concealed weapon charge
  • Unlawful possession of a weapon
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
New Jersey Felon in Possession of a Firearm Attorney

If you have been charged with or arrested for any other type of crime ― including drunk driving or drug crimes as well as sex crimes ― while in possession of a firearm, additional gun crime charges will be filed against you. Do not wait to talk to a lawyer with the experience, resources, skills and dedication to seek the best possible result on your behalf.

Do Not Wait. Call for Your Free Initial Consultation.

If you have been charged as a felon, or arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, or any other type of gun charge, call the law offices of Joseph D. Rotella to discuss your case and options in a free consultation. Call 973-621-0333 or contact the firm online.