Conviction of a weapons offense carries serious consequences, including the possibility of jail time. Criminal defense lawyer Michael J. Macht is aggressive when it comes to protecting our clients' rights. He is ready to look at your case from every angle and then develop a strategy for securing the most favorable outcome available. Call our firm if you face charges of:
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Possession of a stolen firearm
- Assault with a deadly weapon
From our office in Asheville, North Carolina, we serve clients, including college students and out-of-state travelers, facing weapons charges in all surrounding communities.
Was It A Weapon?
It is critical to assess whether the "weapon" in question is even a weapon. There are strict guidelines outlining what objects qualify as weapons. Mike is an experienced attorney quick to protect our clients when authorities charge them with weapons offenses over guns or objects that do not qualify, including certain antique guns and muzzle-loaded weapons.
Did The Weapon Belong To Someone Else?
Mike aggressively defends our clients caught in charges involving constructive possession issues. An example of constructive possession is an officer finding a weapon after he or she pulled over a car with three passengers. Who does the weapon belong to? If one of the passengers is a convicted felon, he or she faces a more serious charge. The officer might accuse the individual convicted of a felony offense as being the weapon owner and charge him or her with possession of a firearm by a felon. Mike has extensive experience handling cases of this nature. He is committed to protecting our clients' rights.
We Can Protect Your Rights
To schedule a free initial consultation, call 828-252-0002 or email Mike.