The Law Offices of Scot Courtney

Gun Possession Lawyer in San Marcos, TX

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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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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