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First Offense Gun Charges In NJ

“First Offense gun charges in NJ are incredibly serious. Even without any prior criminal record, you could be facing between 5 and 10 years in prison.”

Click Here to learn How To Beat a Gun Charge.

First offense gun charges in New Jersey are punished harshly.  Typically in New Jersey, gun charges are treated with a certain degree of leniency; the penalties are almost always less than in subsequent penalties.  However, in first offense gun charges, The Graves Act causes the penalties to be quite steep.  In addition to facing 5-10 years in state prison, The Graves act stipulates that at least 3 years of this sentence be served before you are eligible for parole.  What’s even worse is that the same issues exist even for a paintball gun or a BB gun.  New Jersey is incredibly tough on first offense gun charges, and any gun charge for that matter.

How To Beat A Gun Charge

How to beat a gun charge #1: Challenging the “consent” of a search.
How to beat a gun charge #2. Challenging motor vehicle stops and illegal searches.
How to beat a gun charge #3. Challenging Bad Warrants and Illegal Searches
How to beat a gun charge #4. Plea negotiations and reducing sentencing minimums.
How to beat a gun charge #5. Transporting a gun to the range.

Other Gun Related Pages

NJ Gun Lawyer – Why you should consider hiring an attorney for your gun charge.

NJ Gun Laws – A comprehensive breakdown of gun laws in New Jersey.

Possession of a Weapon Charge NJ – Information on general weapons possession.

Possession of a Destructive Device NJ – Laws on destructive devices in NJ.

NJ Gun Permit Attorney – If you need an attorney for gun permits.

New Jersey Gun Permits – Information about obtaining paperwork for NJ firearms.

Gun Charges NJ – What your facing after NJ gun charges and how to fight them.

Certain Persons Offenses – Info about “certain persons to not own firearms” offenses.

BB Gun Charges – BB Gun Laws in New Jersey.

First Offense Gun Charges – Information about what happens on a first offense gun charge.

Forfeiture of Weapons – Sometimes the police will take your guns after a domestic dispute.

Gun Case Victories #1 – One of the gun cases that we won in NJ.

Gun Charges In NJ – A video on gun charges in NJ.

Gun Permit Attorney – A video on hiring an attorney to help you obtain gun permits.

Firearm and Weapon Charges NJ – An overview of how our firm handles gun charges