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Weapon Charges

Weapons Defense Attorneys in Charlotte

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North Carolina weapons laws can be very harsh on offenders in urban counties such as Union, Gaston, Rowan, Iredell, Cabarrus, and Mecklenburg in North Carolina. Having experienced lawyers when arrested for weapons-related charges as soon as possible in the process can go a long way toward defending your rights. Our defense team focuses on handling weapon-related arrests such as concealed carry, firearm discharge, shooting incidents, illegal sales, and possession of stolen gun issues.

At Oakhurst Legal Group, our black-owned law firm boasts some of the best female defense attorneys in the state of North Carolina and we pride ourselves on transparency, honesty, and communication with our clients every step of the way.

Call us at (704) 288-1003 today to schedule a free initial consultation with our Charlotte weapon crime lawyers.

Understanding Your Situation

Per the North Carolina weapons laws, weapon issues like concealed carry, use of a deadly weapon, discharge of firearms, sale of weapons, and unlawful possession of weapons can result in long prison terms.

Once caught on weapons charges in Charlotte or surrounding areas in North Carolina, if you already have been convicted of a felony, you may be charged with possession of a deadly weapon by a felon. Even without prior felony charges, an experienced North Carolina criminal defense attorney is strongly recommended.

We help defend our clients against a wide variety of charges, including:

  • Gun permit violations
  • Concealed carry violations
  • Shooting incidents
  • Illegal sales of weapons
  • Illegal possession of weapons
  • Possession of stolen weapons
  • Convicted felons
  • Domestic violence and retraining issues
  • Weapons around schools
  • Weapons at events and protests

We also provide defense for the use or possession of prohibited weapons such as:

  • Daggers
  • Slingshots
  • Metal knuckles
  • Razors
  • Stun guns
  • Bowie knives
  • Ballistic knives
  • Automatic weapons
  • Silencers
  • Teflon-coated ammunition
  • Sawed-off shotguns and rifles
  • Machine guns
  • Rockets, bombs, or grenades
  • Nuclear and chemical weapons
  • Missiles
  • Dirks
  • Leaded canes

Find out more about how our weapon crime defense lawyers in Charlotte can assist you. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.


Real Clients. Real Reviews.

  • Attorney Darlene Harris has been a trusted legal guide for many years.

    “I am assured that she is always defending and advising me with integrity and a thorough understanding of the law!”

    - Robbie
  • I am forever grateful.

    “I have been a client for Darlene Harris for about 3 years. She goes above and beyond to get the job done.”

    - Jarrell
  • Darlene is flat out AMAZING.

    “I’m a community activist and get arrested regularly—there isn’t another person in Charlotte I want to defend my civil rights. She has won every one of my cases!”

    - Jennifer
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Our Victories Speak for Themselves

  • Successful Petition for E-2 Visas Auto Investor Ari Heikkinen and Wife Kaarina Received E-2 Visas

    Sherrod Seward of Oakhurst Legal Group successfully petitioned for E-2 investor visas for Finland national Ari Heikkinen and his spouse, Kaarina Heikkinen.

  • Successful Not Guilty Verdict DUI Charge

    Client was found not guilty at trial due to a successful litigation strategy crafted and used by Attorney Harris.

  • Successful Case Dismissal Felony Charge

    Client charged with felony inciting a riot. After disputing the evidence presented by the D.A. and noting their obvious lack of evidence, this case was dismissed prior to trial.

  • Successful Case Dismissal Felony Possession of Marijuana Charge

    Client charged with possession of marijuana for edible foods. After disputing the lack of evidence and proof in the case, charges were dismissed prior to trial.

  • Successful Case Dismissal Local Ordinance Violation

    Client charged with violating a local ordinance. Attorney Harris argued that the ordinance itself was unlawful therefore, in the interest of justice the case should be dismissed prior to trial.

  • Three-Year Visa Approved Obaika Racing, LLC President and CEO Approved for Three-Year Visa

    We effectively petitioned for a three-year approval for Obaika Racing, LLC superstar Victor Obaika’s L-1A status.

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