Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm

Unlawful Discharge Of A Firearm

Penalties for Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm in Arizona

According to Arizona law, the unlawful discharge of a firearm is considered a Class 6 felony. These charges result if the state finds a person who, with criminal negligence, discharges a firearm within or into the limits of any municipality.

At Tait & Hall, we strive to relieve you of your anxiety throughout the entire court process. With several decades of combined experience between our lawyers, we know how to fight violent criminal charges. We are committed to thoroughly investigating your case, anticipating the strategy of the prosecution, and fighting to protect your rights.

Consequences of a Gun-Related Crime Conviction in Arizona

If you’ve been charged with a Class 6 felony nondangerous offense, you could face a jail term of .5 to 1.5 years with probation eligible as a first offense, one year to 2.25 years with one historical prior, and three to 4.5 years with two historical priors.

Further, if you’re charged with a Class 6 felony dangerous offense, you could face a jail term of 1.5 to three years as a first offense, three to 4.5 years with one historical dangerous prior, and 4.5 to six years with two historical priors.

Our Strategy to Fight Against Gun-Related Charges

There are several possible defense strategies we can employ to defend an individual facing gun-related charges. Here at Tait & Hall, our team of Arizona criminal defense attorneys will develop a defense strategy that is tailor-made to your specific case and individual needs.

For example, a few of the common defenses against charges involving gun violence include possible Miranda rights violations, denial of your right to legal counsel, accidental discharge of the firearm, etc. We will investigate your case to determine the state’s weaknesses and your strengths– and defend your rights with diligence and tenacity.

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Why choose Tait & Hall?

We are experienced in representing clients who face complex possession of deadly weapon offenses. We know how to investigate such matters and exploit weaknesses in the state’s case to benefit you. Additionally, we can consult with several forensic experts to build a strong defense.

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When you face charges involving a firearm, our aggressive Arizona criminal defense attorneys can defend you and your rights.

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