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Naperville Criminal Lawyers Representing Cases of Unlawful Use of a Weapon

Defense Against All Gun Charges in DuPage County

At the law offices of Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd., we are committed to standing up for the rights of people facing charges of carrying a concealed gun, illegal possession of a gun without a permit and all related charges involving unlawful use of a weapon.

We know that Illinois has very strict gun laws. Not everyone knows the laws, especially people visiting or passing through from out of state, where gun laws may be very different. The police don't consider these factors an excuse. If they catch you, they will charge you. If that happens, we are here to defend you. Chicago residents also have the same problem - some of our clients brought a gun to an apartment they owned for their own protection - they randomly are stopped by the police and charged with UUW.

Call us at 1-877-335-6693 today to speak within minutes with a lawyer who can defend you against charges of unlawful use of a weapon.

Mike Norris and John Callahan, represent people accused of gun crimes in DuPage County, Kane County, and the surrounding parts of Illinois. With decades of experience on our side, we understand the importance of working hard. You can be certain that we will work hard to find every opportunity to defend you against accusations of unlawful use of a weapon. If you are facing gun charges, contact us for help. We can ease your burdens.

Over the years, we have seen a variety of common scenarios leading to these types of charges, including:

  • Someone is charged with unlawful use of a weapon because they neglected to renew their permits. One example of this situation is a security guard with a lapsed FOID card. These situations can lead to serious criminal charges.
  • Many people travel to the Chicago area from out of state. They may have a gun in the trunk of their car and be in complete compliance with the laws where they live, but those laws may not match those in Illinois. When a police officer pulls this person over, they will frequently charge the person with unlawful use of a weapon.
  • Unlawful use of a weapon
  • Others have their gun uncased in their glove compartment or trunk.
  • Others have their gun on their property and have been arrested for technicalities that the police get to decide.

Other cases that we take on include those in which convicted felons have been caught in possession of a weapon. We have also handled situations in which a person is accused of unlawful use of a weapon while using a gun to protect their property from burglary or robbery.

To speak within minutes with an experienced criminal defense attorney, contact us at 1-877-335-6693.