Weapons Crimes Span A Broad Range Of Offenses
“My weapons crime experience includes defending a client from Chicago who was charged with felony assault for allegedly knifing a man in a downtown bar. He faced a presumptive prison term, but after a protracted legal battle and with trial appearing imminent, we settled the case with the result that the client was not a lifelong convicted felon. Instead, he received service of local jail time with work release in his home state.” – Attorney Leunig
Carrying A Weapon Can Increase Penalties For Other Crimes
Weapons charges can include:
- Unlawful discharge
- Violating concealed carry law
- No license/permit
- Felon in possession
- Fleeing a police officer with a weapon
- Assault with a dangerous weapon
- Aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery
When a weapon is found during the commission of another crime, you will face more severe charges and penalties. You don’t have to use the weapon in the crime; just having it on you is enough. For example, you can be charged with first-degree robbery if you have a weapon on you during the offense. If you are convicted, you can face penalties of up to 20 years in prison and up to $35,000 in fines.
Don’t Take Chances With Your Freedom
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Thank you very much for your excellent job in representing me in court for my case. Thank you especially for keeping me out of jail as that was the primary reason for hiring you. My friends have commented. “You got off easy” and I reply, “I give credit to my attorney John Leunig, I found him in the St. Paul Yellow Pages under Attorneys.” Thank you again.
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to thank you so much for representing me…. You did an outstanding job with my case and you put some faith in my heart that not all attorney’s are just out for the “mighty buck”. I really felt like you invested more than just a “legal strategy” in my case. It meant the world to me!
Thank you so much for everything! I appreciate the time you took before I was an actual client as well as during the process. You’re obviously good at what you do and I’m thankful for the outcome! Thanks again!
Thank you for all your efforts over the past few months. Your expertise and the way you treated me and the case was much appreciated! I can now move forward after the mistakes I have made. Best wishes to you and your practice.
Words cannot express how grateful I am to you John! You made a very stressful situation sooo much easier for me and I will never forget your kindness and generosity. I give you all the credit for saving my sanity throughout this nightmare. I will keep my promise and send all of my “troubled” friends your way too – you are without a doubt a very talented attorney. Thank you – Thank you – Thank you!
I can’t thank you enough for all of the guidance and support you’ve given me these past few months. I feel very fortunate to have worked with you during this somewhat unpleasant experience.
Thanks again for your help in getting my son’s case dismissed. Hopefully everyone learns from this unfortunate incident. Your advice and connections were very important at a stressful time.
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