Gun Charge / Weapon Offense Lawyers
Weapon Offense Attorney in Illinois – we serve Cook County, Du Page County and Will County
Illinois has strict gun laws, and prosecutors seek to enforce them often. At Antonietti & Associates in Calumet City, our law firm has been providing representation to those charged with weapon offenses since 1995. You can rely on our law firm’s founder, former prosecutor Charles E. Antonietti, to provide aggressive advocacy against your charges.
Act quickly to protect your rights by contacting Antonietti & Associates for a free phone consultation regarding your weapon offenses. Call to discuss all of your criminal defense options.
Cook County Weapons Offense Lawyer
Weapons violations or armed violence charges that carry especially harsh penalties upon conviction include:
- Unlawful or aggravated unlawful use or discharge of a weapon
- Illegal possession of a firearm, handgun or stun gun (Taser)
- Unlawful possession of weapons by felons or minors
- Carrying of a concealed weapon
- Ammunition manufacturing
- Possession, manufacture or sale of explosives
We will work with you to have your charges dismissed or the consequences you face minimized. Depending on the circumstances, negotiations can lead to lesser offenses being charged.
Firearm Owners Identification Card (FOID)
Even law-abiding citizens can get stuck with weapons offenses under Illinois’ complicated legal system. Every gun-owning individual is required to have a firearm owner’s identification card and keep it with him or her while transporting his or her gun. Weapon charges are very serious and can result in the revocation of your card as well as fines and jail time.
At Antonietti & Associates, we have represented individuals dealing with the most simple to the most serious weapon offenses. You can rely on us to protect your rights against all firearm charges and any other criminal violations associated with them.
Contact an Experienced Gun Charge Defense Attorney
Call or email us to schedule your initial consultation. We can schedule evening appointments by request and will meet you in jail or at the police station if need be.