Facing Felony Gun Possession Charges In Phoenix?

Felony Gun Possession In Phoenix

Arizona has some of the least restrictive gun control laws in the United States. Any person above the age of 21 can carry a weapon openly or concealed without any permit or license. However, this right to bear arms is not without any restrictions. It is a crime for a prohibited possessor to carry a weapon or for any person to carry an illegal weapon. Felony gun possession is considered a serious crime, and one might face prison time because of it.  

Gun Possession Felonies In Phoenix

Felonies involving gun possession in Arizona are known as misconduct involving weapons (MIW) and are defined by A.R.S. § 13-3102. Under the statute, anyone above the age of 18 years of age is allowed to buy and open carry firearms, and persons above the age of 21 can conceal-carry firearms. However, A.R.S. § 13-3102 also provides certain restrictions on gun possession in Arizona. For example, prohibited possessors are barred from possessing firearms altogether. Certain places are off limits and carrying guns there is illegal. Further, the statute has categorized weapons which are prohibited, deadly, firearms, and explosives.

Prohibited Possessors

The most common felony involving gun possession is illegal gun possession by prohibited possessors. One can be stripped of their right to own and carry a gun. A.R.S. § 13-3102 provides a list of persons, defined as prohibited possessors, who are not allowed to possess guns.

A prohibited possessor carrying guns illegally is misconduct and a class 4 felony. One may face at least 2.5 years of prison time for this, which in aggravated circumstances may extend up to 3.75 years. If a person has prior felony convictions, the amount of possible prison increases even more.

Felon in possession of firearm:

In Arizona, a convicted felon or a person adjudicated delinquent for a felony is prohibited from possessing a firearm. A person who is serving time in detention or correctional facility or is on probation for an offense relating to domestic violence is also a prohibited possessor.

Prohibited places for firearms:

Carrying guns, openly or concealed, is not allowed everywhere in Arizona. Under the statute, carrying guns in certain areas is misconduct and may be a misdemeanor or felony. There are limitations for carrying a gun in federal buildings, national parks, polling stations, school grounds, and other specific areas mentioned in A.R.S. § 13-3102.

Felony Gun Possession Attorney In Phoenix

Breaking laws regarding gun control can result in significant jail or prison time. Often, people do not realize when they are committing a felony for illegal gun possession. Gun control laws differ between states and are a controversial subject. One needs to be educated about gun possession laws to stay out of trouble.

Discuss your situation with our experienced legal team to understand your right to carry firearms. If for any reason, you or your loved one have been charged with a felony for illegal gun possession, our legal team is ready to help. We will guide you and paint you a clear picture about your case. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.

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