Rockville Gun Possession Defense Attorney

Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring & Wheaton, Maryland

Gun Possession

Your right to keep and bear arms is protected by the Second Amendment, but there are certain situations in which possession of a gun or ammunition is a crime. In general, possession of a rifle or shotgun does not require a permit, but possession of a handgun does. Possession of any firearm is illegal if you have a felony conviction.

If you have been charged with illegal possession of a firearm, please contact the Law Office of Leon A. Geller or call 301-309-8001 today to schedule a free consultation with our Rockville, Maryland gun possession attorney.

When Possessing a Firearm is Illegal

Being barred from possessing a gun is one of the criminal consequences of a felony conviction. It may also be illegal to possess a firearm if you:

  • Have been convicted of a violent crime
  • Have been convicted of violating Maryland gun laws
  • Suffer from a mental disorder or have been in a mental institution for more than 30 days
  • Are a fugitive
  • Are a convicted drug addict
  • Have had numerous infractions regarding alcohol

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Because the rights of gun owners can be open to interpretation, many people are charged with violating gun laws for actions they did not know were illegal. Rockville gun possession attorney Leon Geller will investigate your case and build a defense that protects your rights and freedoms.

How Attorney Geller can Help

Our gun possession lawyer has over 25 years of experience helping people charged with illegal possession. Attorney Geller can help with charges of illegal possession of a firearm or ammunition in addition to concealed weapons charges, possession of an unregistered gun, and all other gun possession offenses.

If you live in Rockville, Derwood, North Potomac, Darnestown, North Bethesda, Garrett Park, Kensington, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, and Wheaton and are facing criminal charges, please speak with our Maryland gun possession lawyer today to schedule a free consultation and learn more about your rights.