Gun Charges If your future is at risk, your attorney can make all the difference.

Gun Charge Attorney in Brooklyn

Decades of Experience to Fight for Your Future

If you are facing gun charges in New York, you need to talk to a criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. You may be facing extremely harsh penalties that include loss of civil liberties, lengthy prison sentences, immigration consequences, and much more. At The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie, our Brooklyn gun charge defense attorney and former felony prosecutor defends clients charged with serious gun crimes in New York.

Schedule a free consultation to learn how I can help defend you. Call (718) 215-9182 or contact us online today.

Gun Charges

Many gun crimes in New York are subject to mandatory minimum prison sentences, laws that dictate the shortest amount of prison time that a person can be sentenced to when convicted. Judges have no power to reduce these mandatory sentences, even in cases where extenuating circumstances would normally merit mercy.

Often, these mandatory minimum sentences will call for prison terms of a year or more. Given these serious consequences, it is important that you work with a criminal defense attorney who can help you protect your freedom.

The Law Offices of Wilson Antonio LaFaurie defends individuals charged with a wide range of gun-related crimes, including:

  • Illegal gun possession
  • Possessing an unregistered gun
  • Possessing a large capacity magazine
  • Possessing an assault weapon
  • Illegal firearms sales or trafficking
  • Failure to register a firearm
  • Possessing a weapon on school grounds

New York's Restricting Gun Laws

The New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act was passed in 2013, and it imposes strict regulations on gun owners. The goal of the SAFE Act was to prevent criminals and individuals with severe mental illnesses from purchasing guns. Today, individuals looking to buy a gun must pass a background test, and the possession of previously legal guns and accessories is now a crime. The law also increased penalties that are assigned to individuals who are convicted of gun crimes.

Governor Andrew Cuomo has called the New York SAFE Act the "toughest gun control law in the U.S." The law strictly limits the rights of gun owners. Even gun owners who have no intention of breaking the law may find themselves struggling to understand these draconian gun laws and unintentionally breaking them.

If you have been accused of violating the SAFE act, get help from a skilled gun defense attorney. Attorney Wilson LaFaurie has years of experience protecting the rights and freedoms of my clients. As your advocate, we will help you resolve the charges you are facing in the most favorable possible way.

Tough Negotiator, Ready for Trial

In some cases, obtaining the best possible result means negotiating carefully with prosecutors to obtain a favorable plea bargain. A plea bargain can save a great deal of time and money, enabling you to secure a reduced sentence and move on more quickly. If we cannot reach a favorable settlement, however, we are always prepared to go to trial to protect your rights.

If you have been accused of a gun crime, don't face the charges alone. Call (718) 215-9182 now to schedule a free and confidential legal consultation. Se habla español.

Reviews from Our Clients

  • I can honestly say if I had hired any another attorney I would not have had the same results.

    “I was truly pleased with the services of Mr. Lafaurie. I had to take care of a few tickets I was given and was not going to be able to make the court date because I did not reside in Brooklyn anymore. ...”

    - Satchel
  • Wilson LaFaurie is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses

    “Wilson LaFaurie is a skilled trial attorney. He is especially knowledgable in DUI & DWI offenses. I recommend him to anyone charged with a DUI or DWI offense. His reputation for being an aggressive ...”

    - Attorney Izabel Garcia
  • His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.

    “I met Wilson co-counseling on a feling criminal trial. I am impressed with his skills. His appearance in every way is wonderful in front of the jury.”

    - Attorney Lisa Pelosi
  • His reassurance helped ease my anxiety.

    “We engaged Mr. LaFaurie for a case involving our son. We were extremely pleased with the results of our case (dismissed) and the very efficient, professional manner in which he responded to all of our ...”

    - Donna
  • He met and exceeded our expectations.

    “Mr. LaFaurie is absolutely all class and extremely knowledgeable. When I chose him to represent my friend we knew he was fully capable. He met and exceeded our expectations. He listens to you, gives ...”

    - Felix
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Case Results

  • Not Guilty Driving While Intoxicated
  • Hung Jury; No Conviction Homicide/Murder Case
  • Straight Probation Robbery/Assault Case
  • No Charges Filed Perjury By Victim
  • Not Guilty Verdict On All Charges Driving While Intoxicated For The 3rd Time
  • Reduced to 1 Misdemeanor Charge Credit Card Fraud, Previously Convicted In Outside State
  • Dismissed Sexual Assault Charge
  • License Reinstated DWI Refusal Hearing
  • Full Driving Privileges Restored DWI Refusal Hearings
  • Dismissed DWI/DUI - Six Arrests
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Qualities that Define Excellence

  • 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating
  • Experience as a Former Prosecutor
  • Over 2,000 Cases Handled
  • 300+ Cases Won in Jury Trial
  • Over 25 Years of Experience
  • Se Habla Español

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