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What is the punishment for a firearms or weapons charge? | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

What is the punishment for a firearms or weapons charge?

TypeClassIncarcerationParoleFine
Carrying a concealed weapon / unlawful possession of weaponsClass 2 Misdemeanor*3 – 12 monthsNone$250 – $1,000
Defacing a firearmClass 1 Misdemeanor**6 – 18 monthsNone$500 – $5,000
Possession of illegal weaponClass 1 Misdemeanor6 – 18 monthsNone$500 – $5,000
Possession of dangerous weaponClass 5 Felony***1 – 3 years2 years$1,000 – $100,000

* Class 6 felony if at a school, college or university, unless an exception applies.

** You may also face federal charges.

*** Class 4 felony for subsequent violations.

The law is very strict and there are enhanced punishments for repeat offenders.  Additionally, convicted felons charged with possession of weapons face extremely harsh sentences.  It is imperative that you contact our offices today so we may begin fighting for your freedom!