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Gun Crimes

Orange County Gun Crimes Attorney

Charged with a gun crime in Orange County, California?

As a former United States Marine, Scott D. Hughes understands gun ownership rights and works tirelessly to protect the Second Amendment. Orange County firearms defense attorney and lawyer Scott D. Hughes is dedicated to defending clients who have been arrested for or charged with any type of firearms offense in or around the Orange County area.

Orange County Concealed Weapons Defense

California Penal Code Section 12025 makes it unlawful to carry a concealed weapon on your person or in a vehicle without a license. Carrying a concealed firearm can be punished by a misdemeanor or felony and are prosecuted severely by law enforcement and the district attorney’s office.

There are several defenses and justifications for carrying and concealing a firearm. For example, a person is justified in carrying a concealed weapon when that person reasonably believes the he or she is in grave danger because of circumstances forming the basis of a current restraining order. Additionally, a person may keep a concealed weapon at his or her home, business, or on other private property. Contact an experienced Orange County California Firearms Attorney to discuss your firearms case and any possible defenses.

Orange County Assault Rifle Defense

California Penal Code Section 12020 makes it unlawful to own or possess an assault rifle. Owning or possessing an assault rifle is punishable by a misdemeanor or a felony. Most assault rifles in Orange County were purchased legally prior to the ban and therefore were purchased lawfully. Firearm's Defense Lawyer Scott D. Hughes has successfully defended possession of Assault Rifle cases in Orange County and Los Angeles County and has had numerous weapons returned to their owners.

Orange County Gun Crimes Lawyer Scott D. Hughes

Scott D. Hughes, an Orange County firearms offense attorney and lawyer has represented many clients who were facing convictions for firearms offense and harsh legal penalties. With his help, his past clients have been able to fight their firearms offense charges and obtain successful outcomes in court. Scott D. Hughes is an experienced Orange County criminal defense lawyer and attorney who is an aggressive, professional litigator ready to help you.

If you have been charged with a firearms offense in Orange County or the surrounding areas, and you would like to speak with a qualified criminal defense attorney, call an Orange County firearms offense lawyer at (714) 987-2671.

Orange County firearms offense lawyers at the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes provide firearms crimes defense to individuals in the following cities:

Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.

Additionally, we successfully represent individuals in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. 

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