In California, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon either on your person or in your vehicle. If you have been arrested for this offense or are being charged, you should not hesitate to speak with a knowledgeable West Covina criminal defense attorney from Coimbra Law Firm right away.
It is important to hire an West Covina criminal defense attorney to represent you who will take a great interest in your case and offer you dedicated representation. Our firm is highly knowledgeable about the laws which affect gun charges, including carrying a concealed weapon.
California provides specific exemptions to conceal carry charges in certain circumstances which can be used as defense strategy, including the following:
Note that some of these exemptions require that the gun be unloaded or only used during specific activities. Some additional defenses to a concealed carry charge include lack of knowledge, illegal search and seizure, or violation of your Fourth Amendment rights.
With so many different strategies available, it is vital that you retain legal counsel to decide which is most effective for your individual case. Schedule a free consultation by calling our West Covina concealed weapon offense attorney at (626) 340-2326.