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Delaware Lawyer: Weapon Charges

While weapons charges such as assault with a deadly weapon or armed robbery are felonies with serious penalties if convicted, misdemeanor charges such as illegal possession of a firearm or carrying a concealed weapon should be taken seriously as well. A conviction for any weapons charge can mean jail time, a heavy fine and loss of your privilege to hunt or own a firearm.

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Free initial consultation about your weapons charges defense case

I am attorney John Garey. After serving as a prosecutor in Kent and Sussex counties for 15 years, I opened the Law Office of John R. Garey because I prosecuted too many good people who simply made a bad mistake.
Based on my past experience, I understand how the prosecutor will prepare the case against you in weapons charges and robbery cases. I have earned a reputation for my commitment to helping my clients protect their rights and their future.

Independent investigation is key to success

As your criminal defense lawyer, I do not rely on witness statements or evidence reports prepared by the police. Instead, I conduct a thorough independent investigation. I interview witnesses, I examine the scene of the alleged crime whenever relevant, and I order independent tests of forensic evidence if necessary.
All of these tactics are part of my aggressive approach to robbery defense and defense of other types of weapons charges:

  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Illegal possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony
  • Gun possession by a convicted felon
  • Criminal possession of a weapon
  • Armed robbery
  • Possession of a concealed weapon
  • Illegal discharge of a firearm

Put time on your side, not on the side of the prosecutor

Contact me as soon as possible after being charged with weapons charges or robbery. The sooner I begin working on your case, the better my opportunity to build a strong defense and help you minimize the chance of negative consequences.