Gun Crimes

New Jersey is known for its strict gun laws. In fact, if you own a gun, you may find yourself facing criminal charges for any number of reasons. If you were lacking the right type of gun permit, were accused of transporting the firearm in an unlawful manner or used the gun in a suspected crime, your potential penalties are likely to be serious. They can include fines and possible jail time.

Sutnick & Sutnick Attorneys at Law is prepared to vigorously defend your rights after a criminal charge. We understand that you are worried and nervous about your future, and we can show you what your options are. For more information, contact us at 201-212-4532.

Gun Laws In New Jersey

According to the New Jersey State Police, if you are a resident of New Jersey, you will need to undergo a background check and obtain permits for firearms in your possession. You will also need separate permits for handguns and long guns, such as rifles.

Additional firearm laws in New Jersey include:

  • Assault weapons are banned.
  • Open carrying of a gun only is allowed with a special permit.
  • People with prior misdemeanor domestic violence convictions are restricted from owning a firearm.

We have represented thousands of clients in cases involving gun charges, crimes that are considered violent and other offenses. Our lawyers have a background in homicide and criminal prosecution, and we use this knowledge to create a strong defense strategy which aims at finding the best resolution possible for your situation.

Comprehensive Defense

When you are facing criminal charges in Hackensack or throughout Northern New Jersey, you will need an understanding attorney who is willing to answer your questions and stand up for you in court. To schedule a free initial consultation, fill out our online form or call our office at 201-212-4532.