Our Team Has Over 150 Years of Combined Experience Defending Firearm Charges in Atlantic County & Includes A Former Director of the Guns Task Force and Major Crimes Bureau
New Jersey law is very unforgiving when it comes to gun charges and this can make the defense of firearm offenses challenging. Selecting the best attorney you can identify is particularly important if you have been charged with possession of an illegal gun because a conviction almost certainly means years in state prison. Here at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our lawyers have decades of experience defending gun charges at the Atlantic County Superior Court in Mays Landing. More importantly, we are veteran attorneys who have tried many gun cases and even served in top level prosecutorial positions such as Director of the Gun Task Force, Major Crimes and the Trial Team. Whether your gun charge arose in Atlantic City, Hamilton, Egg Harbor, Galloway, Pleasantville or another municipality, a lawyer in our local Mays Landing Office has what it will take to reach the outcome you need. Lawyers are available now at (609) 616-0020 to discuss the gun offense you are facing.
Representing Residents of Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, New York & Other States Arrested For Gun Possession In Atlantic City Or Another Atlantic County Municipality
A frequently occurring factual scenario confronted by our attorneys involves out of state residents caught in Atlantic County, usually Atlantic City, with a gun that is illegal in New Jersey. Possession of a firearm is limited to transport to and from a shooting range absent a carry permit. This strict limitation is often missed by law abiding citizens from other states visiting casinos and other destinations in the county. The consequences of this mistake can be dire given the extreme penalties imposed if someone is convicted of a gun charge such as:
- Possession of a Weapon For An Unlawful Purpose
- Certain Person Not To Possess A Firearm
- Unlawful Possession of a Handgun
- Handgun Arrest in Atlantic City
- Possession of a Firearm in Conjunction With CDS Activities
Almost every Atlantic County gun offense carries exposure to prison whether the firearm is a long gun such as a rifle or shotgun, or a handgun in the form of a pistol or revolver. The situation can become further complicated when the Graves Act is triggered. An accomplished gun offense defense attorney is crucial given the stakes.
Atlantic County Criminal Attorneys With The Knowledge & Know How To Secure A Waiver, Pretrial Intervention Or Dismissal
Incarceration is a real possibility, if not probability, in the majority of Atlantic County gun cases. Securing a waiver so that a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment is avoided is one option for averting imprisonment. Diversion of prosecution through Pretrial Intervention, also referred to as PTI, is another avenue for relief from the harsh ramifications of New Jersey’s gun laws. The last way a skilled lawyer like those at our firm can assist you is to obtain dismissal of the gun charge. This may come from challenging the search and seizure of your car or house, demonstrating that you complied with the law or any number of other manners. The key for someone like you is to select the most gifted attorney you can find to represent you at the county courthouse in Mays Landing.
Attorney in Mays Landing To Defend Your Atlantic County Gun Offense
All gun charges in Atlantic County end up in the same place, namely, in Mays Landing at the Superior Court. Our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, is located just a few miles down the road from the courthouse. The lawyers on staff have extensive experience defending gun offenses arising in Hamilton, Galloway, Atlantic City, Egg Harbor and other municipalities in Atlantic County. You can speak to an attorney who has the ability to secure the best outcome by calling (609) 616-0020. Attorneys are ready to take your call any time of day or night.