In the state of California, it is illegal to commit any type of assault with a deadly weapon or with force likely to produce great bodily injury. Specifically, the law criminalizes assault on another person with a firearm. You could be charged if you allegedly shot or fired your gun at someone, brandished or pointed a loaded firearm at someone, or pistol-whipped someone. If you are convicted of this offense, you could be facing a lengthy state prison sentence among other consequences. Our West Covina assault with a weapons attorney at Coimbra Law Firm may be able to help.
Assault with a firearm charges can include the use of the following assault weapons:
We take the time to investigate your case thoroughly in order to come to an understanding of the best way to approach your case. Although there are many strategies available to us, we have to ensure we choose the one best suited to the details of your alleged offense.
If you or a loved one have been charged with assault with a firearm, turn to our firm for powerful, skillful, and highly-experienced representation. Our West Covina criminal defense attorneys are an award-winning trial lawyers with 15 years of experience. We have represented clients against a wide range of criminal charges, including various weapons offenses. If you are looking for a legal team who has helped tens of thousands achieve dismissals, acquittals, and other favorable outcomes in their criminal cases, we can help.