West Chester, PA 19380
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Lee Ciccarelli is the founder and managing partner of Ciccarelli Law Offices with over two decades experience as a practicing attorney.
Joshua Tebay is an experienced attorney and former prosecutor licensed to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Michael E. Houghton brings both passion and enthusiasm to criminal defense through his extensive knowledge and experience.
Timothy Kraeer is a highly experienced traffic attorney who handles related criminal and civil matters across the state.
Since 1992, Ann has been advocating for her clients both in and out of tough courtrooms of Philadelphia, which has cultivated her craft.
David Strenfel is a highly experienced attorney who focuses on trial advocacy, constitutional law, and criminal defense.
Jonathon Luff has successfully represented countless clients and gain freedom for many wrongfully accused individuals.
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A convicted felon can face state or federal charges if he or she is in possession of a firearm. This is a felony offense that can have very stiff consequences, including a lengthy prison sentence and substantial fines.
In these cases, it is important to remember that prosecutors still have the burden of proving an alleged offender knowingly possessed a firearm. This can be difficult in cases involving “constructive possession,” where a firearm is not physically found on the convicted felon but instead discovered close to that person.
If you have been previously convicted of a felony and are now facing charges of prohibited firearm possession, you should immediately seek legal representation. Ciccarelli Law Offices serves clients throughout Chester County as well as Philadelphia County, Montgomery County, Lancaster County, and Delaware County.
Our criminal defense attorneys have more than four decades of combined experience. We can provide a free, confidential consultation to review your case as soon as you call (610) 719-3200.
Under Pennsylvania Consolidated Statute § 6105, you are prohibited from possessing, using, controlling, selling, transferring, or manufacturing or obtaining a license to possess, use, control, sell, transfer or manufacture a firearm in Pennsylvania if you have been previously been convicted of a felony relating to any of the following offenses:
It is a second degree felony offense for a convicted felon to possess a firearm. This can result in penalties that may include:
Additionally, some cases may involve or be referred to one of the three United States Attorney’s Offices in Pennsylvania. Such cases will result in federal charges under Title 18 U.S. Code § 922(g) and carry punishments that can be even more severe.
There are numerous defenses that may be employed in fighting illegal firearm possession charges, and these may include, but are not limited to:
Ciccarelli Law Offices represents clients all over Chester County who are facing felony firearm and weapon charges. Our firm fights to defend the rights of people in such communities as West Chester, Phoenixville, West Goshen, Coatesville, West Caln, and Easttown as well as the greater Philadelphia area.
Our criminal defense attorneys will work to obtain the most favorable outcome to your case with the fewest possible punishments. We can review your case and discuss your legal options when you call (610) 719-3200 to schedule a free, no obligation consultation.