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Weapons Charges


A weapons offense may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony in Texas, depending on the nature of the offense itself. Weapons charges involve a number of different unlawful acts involving the use, possession of certain weapons. Although most often associated with firearms, weapons charges may also involve other instruments such as knives, clubs, brass knuckles, nunchaku “nun chucks” and more. Virtually anything may be classified as a “deadly weapon” in some context, if the instrument was used with the intent to cause serious-bodily injury or death.

No matter the particular nature of your weapons charges, it is highly recommended that you consider consulting San Antonio criminal defense lawyer, Tylden Shaeffer, as soon as possible. With his experience in criminal defense representation in Texas and his commitment to his clients, Attorney Shaeffer may be able to seek to protect your interests in conjunction with your charges.


Below, are some examples of weapons charges Attorney Shaeffer can handle:

  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Unlawful possession of a firearm
  • Possession of an illegal weapon
  • Use of a deadly weapon in the commission of a crime
  • Brandishing a firearm (Deadly Conduct)
  • Unlawful sale or distribution of weapons or firearms
  • Unlawful discharge of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon in a prohibited place (school, airport)

Attorney Tylden Shaeffer is experienced in dealing with all types of weapons and firearms offenses, including those charged in relation to domestic violence, assault and battery, murder, and other violent crime charges. By using his experience in this field and his resources to investigate your case, Mr. Shaeffer may be able to build an effective strategy on your behalf to help you avoid conviction and serious penalties.

Hire Tylden to Fight Against Your Weapons Charges

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