Chicago Gun Laws

How bad is a weapons charge in Chicago?

By |2022-05-26T14:37:05+00:00May 26th, 2022||

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 [...]

Why are Illinois gun laws so strict?

By |2022-05-26T14:32:29+00:00May 26th, 2022||

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?

By |2022-05-26T14:37:33+00:00May 26th, 2022||

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. Unlawful Use of Weapons (UUW) – 720 ILCS 5/24-1.1 The Possession of firearms, handguns or [...]

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