Firearm and Weapon Offenses
Kitsap County Criminal Defense Lawyer
With more than four decades of cumulative criminal law experience, Ramirez
& Walker, Inc. have aggressively fought weapon charges in the state
of Washington. Our legal team will protect your right to carry a weapon
and we will learn the truths behind the accusations against you. We strongly
pursue the best possible solution for our clients and keep their best
interests at heart.
If you have been arrested or charged for carrying a gun, knife or switchblade
it is imperative that you contact an attorney to provide solid defense
on your behalf. If you are convicted, you may face jail time, fines and
maybe even a lifelong prohibition of carrying a weapon.
At our firm, we believe there is not greater obligation that to defend
your constitutional right and The Bill of Rights guarantees our right to bear arms.
Firearm Charges Our Firm Can Fight
- Carrying a concealed weapon without a permit
- Carrying an illegal firearm
Utilizing a weapon in an
- Misfiring a weapon
- Threatening someone with a weapon
- Carrying a firearm into a public establishment
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
Washington code section 9.41 of the RCW lists out the illegal, threatening
firearms that are not permitted, and the penalties that are attached to
them. There are certain weapons that are completely illegal in the state
Washington including: machine guns, short-barreled rifles and short barreled
shotguns, these unlawful firearms may result in a class C felony. There
are also "dangerous weapons" recognized by the state such as
slingshots, brass knuckles, firearm silencers and switchblades. Any possession,
distribution or manufacturing of these weapons is seen as a gross misdemeanor
and is punishable for 90-365 days in jail and fines that can reach up
If you have been convicted of certain criminal offenses in the past you
may not be permitted to ever possess a weapon. Unlawful possession of
a firearm, loaded or not, could lead to an additional class B felony.
Depending on your record and criminal history, a serious a class III felony
could have a potential sentence of 1-43 months in prison and thousands
of dollars in fines. Unless you are licensed to carry a concealed weapon,
it is otherwise illegal and people will be prosecuted to the fullest extent
of the law.
We understand that facing weapon charges can be a difficult and stress time for you and your
family and you may not know who to turn to. At
Ramirez & Walker, Inc. we will calculate your next move for you and we are always a couple steps
ahead in the legal proceedings. Our superior quality of service will speak
for itself because we give clients the time, effort and attention needed
to resolve their criminal matter quickly and successfully.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a weapon offense, we encourage
you to contact one of our distinguished attorneys to begin building your