Firearms and Weapons
There are various laws regarding firearms and other types of weapons. These laws can be so complicated and specific that often even law enforcement is not fully aware of the nuances. Weapons violations can be misdemeanors, felonies, or wobblers (chargeable as either a misdemeanor or felony). Conviction for some violations can result in a 10 year or even lifetime ban from owning a firearm; a conviction for others has no impact on your right to have a gun. If you commit a crime while armed with a deadly weapon or a firearm, the increase in possible sentence can be dramatic, and it can also result in a lengthy mandatory state prison commitment.
Derek Ewin has spent years studying these laws and their applications. Mr. Ewin knows what weapons are legal and what are not. He knows how to legally transport firearms and other weapons. So, if you have been arrested for carrying a loaded or concealed firearm, a dirk or dagger, for being a felon in possession of a firearm or for any other weapons related charge, Derek Ewin knows your defenses and how to get you the best possible outcome.
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We help those faced with charges of:
- Loaded Firearm
- Concealed Firearm
- Unregistered Firearm
- Assault Weapon
- Machine Gun
- Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- Misdemeanant in Possession of a Firearm
- Dirk or Dagger
- Felon in Possession of Ammunition
- Grand Theft Firearm
- Destructive Device
(Penal Code section 653k, 12025, 12031, 12020, 12021, 12022, 12022.5, 12022.53, 12316, 12276, 12280 etc.)
The Law Office of Derek R. Ewin serves clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including Walnut Creek, Danville, San Ramon, Alamo, Concord, Pittsburg, Bay Point, Antioch, Brentwood, Richmond, Kensington, Martinez, Orinda, Lafayette, Oakley, Pinole, San Pablo, Clayton, Crocket, Pleasant Hill, Moraga, Discovery Bay, Kensington, El Cerrito, Hercules, El Sobrante, San Francisco, Oakland, Alameda, Benicia, Vallejo, Santa Rosa, Fremont, Dublin, Hayward, Pleasanton, San Mateo, Daly City, Pacifica, Petaluma, Rohnert Park, Redwood City, San Anselmo, San Bruno, San Carlos Napa, Sonoma, Vacaville, Fairfield, Albany, American Canyon, Livermore, San Leandro, San Rafael, Santa Clara, Sausalito, South San Francisco, East Palo Alto, Emeryville, Fairfax Union City, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Menlo Park, Bayside, Berkeley, Palo Alto, Foster City, Corte Madera, Half Moon Bay, Healdsburg, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Milpitas, Mountain View, Newark, Novato, Brisbane, Burlingame, Campbell, East Bay, Silicon Valley, and Napa Valley, as well as Contra Costa, Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Napa, Santa Clara, Marin, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Joaquin, Yolo and Sonoma counties.