The Law Offices of Scot Courtney

Gun Possession Lawyer in San Marcos, TX

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Texas law is stringent about illegally carrying a weapon. Charges for illegal gun possession are steep, and you shouldn’t try to face them alone. Scot Courtney is a gun possession lawyer who represents clients assertively in court. He strives to provide vigorous representation for anyone accused of possessing a weapon illegally, gun or otherwise. His quality representation and legal support can help you achieve a better outcome. If you’re in the San Marcos, TX area, please consider giving him a call today.

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Weapons Charges can Have Severe Consequences; Protect Your Future with the Help of an Experienced Weapons Defense Lawyer

Illegal gun possession, under normal circumstances, is considered a Class A misdemeanor. This means that you may receive a maximum fine of $4000 and up to a year in jail. However, under certain circumstances you may receive higher charges. For example, illegally possessing a weapon at a place serving alcohol would be a third-degree felony, resulting in a maximum fine of $10,000 and up to 10 years in jail.

There are several types of weapons that are illegal to possess under any circumstances. These include switchblades, brass knuckles, and machine guns. Illegally possessing a switchblade or brass knuckles is a Class A misdemeanor; possessing any other illegal weapon is a third-degree felony.

Get the Guidance You Need to Make the Right Decisions and Fight Your Case

Weapon laws can often be somewhat confusing for those unfamiliar with them. For example, under normal circumstances you can’t carry a gun without a permit; however, you are still allowed to carry a weapon to transport it. This creates a gray area in the law which can result in you receiving punishment for something that wasn’t actually illegal.

If you are facing charges for illegal gun possession, the first thing you should plan on doing is finding an experienced gun possession lawyer. Acting on your own may end up incriminating you further, even if you’re innocent. A weapons defense attorney will be able to look at your situation and determine how they can handle your defense. If you would be better off pursuing a different course of action, they can advise and guide you throughout that process.

Scot Courtney believes that everyone deserves a fair trial, and so strives to present your case in the best possible light. He is passionate and commits himself to the pursuit of justice and to helping others in the court of law. Additionally, he strives to keep an open line of communication between him and his clients. You can reach him at any time of day for advice.

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Schedule Your Free Consultation and Discuss Your Case with a Qualified Criminal Defense Attorney Today

Attorney Scot Courtney is a fierce, dedicated lawyer ready to help anyone who needs assistance. He provides service to: 

  • Hays County, TX 
  • Comal County, TX 
  • Caldwell County, TX 
  • Guadalupe County, TX 
  • Austin, TX 
  • San Marcos, TX 
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    J. T.
    11/26/2017 - Google

    I really enjoyed getting to know Scot. He is a professional & caring criminal defense attorney. He gave me... read more

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    11/26/2017 - Google

    I hired Scot when I was charged with a DWI. He made the process quick and painless while I was... read more

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    Oliver Lang
    11/26/2016 - Google

    Mr. Scot Courtney was actually one of the last people I called in regards to my situation but he ended... read more

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    Tanis Easthagen
    11/26/2016 - Google

    Scot has helped me with a few legal issues and in each case he has always done a fantastic job.... read more

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    Jonathan Blackwell
    11/26/2015 - Google

    Scot was an incredible advisor through a very stressful time in my life. He was punctual to every court date... read more

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    Jenni Ward
    11/26/2015 - Google

    Mr. Courtney provided prompt, attentive service during extremely stressful times. He breaks everything down into layman's terms and helps you... read more

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    John Galbraith
    11/26/2015 - Google

    Scot did an incredible job assisting me during my college years at Texas State. He explained everything very clearly, and... read more

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    K S
    11/26/2015 - Google

    Scot Courtney did a fantastic job while advising me through the court process. Scot was extremely professional and informative throughout... read more

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    R P Hodges
    11/26/2015 - Google

    About a year ago, my son was charged with a very serious crime. If he had been convicted of it,... read more

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    DJ K
    11/26/2014 - Google

    Scot Courtney did an amazing job in advising and helping us through an extremely difficult time for our family. Scot... read more

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    5/23/2017 - Avvo

    Very Professional Scot is a very well educated and very professional lawyer. I used him for a case that was eventually dismissed... read more

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    3/27/2017 - Avvo

    Great Attoryney We never had to worry about anything with Scot. We could fully trust that he would get my son the... read more

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    10/03/2014 - Avvo

    Best attorney ever I have had lawyers in the past and Scott surpassed them all. He will keep you very informed throughout the... read more

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    3/24/2013 - Avvo

    Scot Scot has worked on several of my cases and each time has done an excellent job. He gets things done... read more

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    Scott
    3/20/2013 - Avvo

    Criminal Defense Scot is an excellent attorney. Scot was able to achieve an excellent result for me. I highly recommend him. He... read more

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    Amy
    3/20/2013 - Avvo

    Colleague of Mr. Courtney I work in the same field as Mr. Courtney and have known him for around 10 years. He is very... read more

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    Tamara
    3/20/2013 - Avvo

    Scot Courtney Scot Courtney is the MOST courteous, professional, responsive attorney I have ever dealt with. He is prompt and provides excellent... read more

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    3/19/2013 - Avvo

    Professional, Honest, and Highly Recommended Attorney!!! Mr. Courtney was extremely professional and attentive. He really listened to my situation, which put me at ease as I... read more

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    Michael
    3/19/2013 - Avvo

    Trustworthy, Prompt and Knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend Scot R. Courtney. Mr. Courtney ensured that I was aware of every option I had as a client and also went the extra... read more

LEGAL DISCLAIMER:
The information contained on this website is presented for informational and marketing purposes only and is not to be understood as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice respecting your individual needs. The Law Offices of Scot Courtney looks forward to speaking with you about your particular needs. Please note, however, that the mere act of contacting our firm does not create an attorney-client relationship. As a result, you should never send any confidential information to our office until a Representation Agreement has been signed by both you and The Law Offices of Scot Courtney.

 

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