Weapon / Gun Lawyer2022-08-31T19:20:31+00:00

Chicago Gun Crime Lawyer

For Weapons and Gun Offenses You Will Need an EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY

If you have been arrested or charged with being in possession of a firearm or ammunition without a license, carrying a concealed weapon without a conceal and carry permit, or charged with a firearm-related offense in Illinois, you will quickly realize you are facing serious punishments and penalties. 

Chicago Attorney Purav Bhatt has represented people from all walks of life for gun offenses and weapons charges. He has represented off-duty security guards, housewives on shopping trips, convicted felons, hunters, out of state visitors who are legally allowed to carry firearms in their own states, antique gun collectors, military servicemen, fans of shooting and firearms, and competitive sharpshooters. The one thing they have all had in common is that they found themselves in a position of having to explain their possession of firearms to the police.

Chicago Gun Laws FAQ

How bad is a weapons charge in Chicago?2022-05-26T14:37:05+00:00

Illinois has some of the harshest firearms punishments and penalties in the country. For example, there are specific requirements as to how a firearm can be transported, even if you are a legally allowed to possess the firearm. Additionally, Illinois law does not distinguish between the possession of a firearm and possession of ammunition. The penalties are the same. These penalties can include loss of your gun rights, high fines, and even prison time.

Because of these harsh penalties, having an aggressive gun attorney on your side is vital. If you’ve been charged with a gun crime, call (773) 791-9682.

Why are Illinois gun laws so strict?2022-05-26T14:32:29+00:00

Illinois has some of the strictest firearms laws in the country. This is because of the national recognition that Chicago receives related to gun violence and its proximity to Indiana where it is extremely easy to obtain a firearm and bring it back over state lines.

What gun laws are in Chicago?2022-05-26T14:37:33+00:00

Below are links to weapon related offenses. As you can see, Illinois law is complicated and navigating the maze of Illinois gun laws is not easy. Having knowledgeable and thorough representation is essential to protect your freedom, constitutional rights, and liberty.

An Experienced Gun Attorney

Attorney Purav Bhatt has been representing and obtaining acquittals, dismissals, and reductions in punishment for his clients for over a decade. As a criminal defense attorney handling firearms and gun charges in Chicago and federal court, Purav has experience few other criminal defense attorneys around the country have. Based on his years of experience, Attorney Purav Bhatt has developed a detailed and thorough knowledge of Illinois firearm laws. What that means for clients is positive results.

If you have been charged with weapons-related offenses, call (773) 791-9682 for an experienced gun lawyer. 


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