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Arrested for a Weapons Offense?

Guns & Weapons Charges

Criminal Defense Lawyer in Long Beach

Guns and weapons charges can encompass a wide variety of weapons, including handguns, knives, explosives, and automatic weapons. These charges are often added to other charges as an aggravating factor, in cases involving robbery, kidnapping, or assault. When a gun is utilized in the committing of a crime, it can greatly enhance the penalties levied in the event of a conviction, as what once may have been a misdemeanor is now upgraded to felony status. Penalties can include fines, probation, jail or prison time, and a possible banning from ever again being able to possess a firearm.

A Long beach criminal defense attorney is available to provide you with legal representation if you have been arrested and charged with a gun or weapons-related offense. With their help, your charges may be reduced, or even dismissed, allowing you to avoid possible jail time or other life-altering punishment.

Legal Defense for Guns & Weapons Charges

Attorney Leonard Matsuk is highly experienced in the area of criminal defense, and is available to provide legal help in all manner of gun or weapon-related cases, including:

  • Felons in possession of a weapon
  • Gang-related weapons crimes
  • Armed Robbery
  • Crimes involving assault weapons (AR-15, SKS, SKAK 47)
  • Firearms trafficking
  • Personal possession of a weapon

He reviews each client's charges in detail, in order to determine a defense strategy that will maximize their chances of a successful result in their case. Contact his offices if you are facing guns or weapons charges, and he will work diligently to secure a case result that is highly beneficial to you.

Have you been charged with a gun or weapons-related crime? Contact a Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorney who can defend you against your charges in a court of law.

Our Victories

Take a look at our most recent wins!
  • Informal Probation Client Accused of Attempting to Carry a Gun on an Aircraft
  • No Jail Time or Probation Client Arrested for Fraud in Federal Sting Operation
  • Charges Reduced Client Charged in Federal Court with Multiple Counts of Drug Sales
  • No Time in Custody & No Probation Client Charged with Conspiring to Sell Marijuana
  • Case Dismissed Client Charged with Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Battery on a Police Officer
  • Charges Dismissed Client Charged with Child Endangerment
  • Not Guilty Client Charged with Robbery After Police Chase
  • Not Guilty Client Accused of Assaulting a Victim Inside Their Home
  • Case Dismissed Father of Three Accused of Child Abuse

Our Testimonials

Hear from our former clients about their experience with the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk. We are proud to protect the rights of the accused and be their trusted advocates in their time of need. Experienced and knowledgeable in a wide range of case types, we are prepared to defend you.
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  • “One of the best lawyers in California!”

    Former Client

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