Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Firearms Lawyer’
VIRGINIA: A class 2 hunting misdemeanor offense was REDUCED to a non-jailable class 4 offense with only a $100 fine. Client’s weapons were returned to him and he was able to keep his hunting license.
Read more about Firearm Laws here: Virginia Firearm, Weapon, & Hunting Laws | Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Gun Possession, Concealed Weapon Carry, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Hunting / Gaming Offenses
Felony Weapon Possession DROPPED & Felony Marijuana Possession w/ Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Misdemeanor
Prince William County / Manassas Virginia: Class 6 Felony Possession of weapons / firearms while in possession of Drugs, VA Code 18.2-308.4, with a mandatory 5 year prison sentence upon conviction, was DROPPED. Class 5 Felony sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 was REDUCED to Misdemeanor possession of marijuana, VA Code 18.2-250.1, with only two months to serve in jail. Client was originally facing a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 15 years in jail.
Read more about Drug / Marijuana Law here: Virginia Drug Charges | A criminal defense lawyer’s explanation of possession, distribution and arrest laws
Virginia Firearm, Weapon, & Hunting Laws: Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Gun Possession, Concealed Weapon Carry, Reckless Handling of a Firearm, and Hunting / Gaming Offenses
The author, Marina Medvin, is a passionate trial attorney who focuses her practice exclusively on criminal defense. She advocates for her clients in Federal and Virginia State courthouses on a daily basis. Ms. Medvin is presently accepting clients for criminal cases pending in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Prince William, and in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. Attorney Medvin is also a proud former employee of the National Rifle Association of America and a passionate Constitutional Rights advocate. In this article, Ms. Medvin explains the laws, penalties, and defenses of various firearms and weapons offenses in Virginia.
THE SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS & THE RIGHT TO SELF DEFENSE
The Second Amendment provides that: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” This is part of our Constitution, our basic guiding principles.
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