Passaic County NJ Weapons Charges Defense Attorney
Criminal Defense Lawyer with Offices in Paterson, New Jersey
New Jersey has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Under The “Graves Act,” a defendant charged with a firearms offense, even if he/she has no prior record, faces mandatory state prison time and a mandatory period of parole ineligibility if convicted.
If you have been arrested on a gun or related weapons charge in New Jersey, you need straight answers from a criminal defense attorney who has specific experience handling those types of offenses. As a former special deputy attorney general and assistant county prosecutor, Alissa D. Hascup handled numerous cases involving all types of gun and weapons offenses. She uses her understanding of what it takes to successfully prosecute these cases to find and exploit the weaknesses in the State’s case against you. She also has a thorough understanding of the flexibility prosecutors have to negotiate reduced charges, explore alternative sentencing recommendations, and/or make use of the State’s pre-trial intervention (PTI) program.
Contact The Law Offices of Alissa Hascup, LLC now to learn more about how Ms. Hascup can successfully fight the weapons charge you are facing.
Paterson NJ Weapons Offense Lawyer
Alissa D. Hascup provides aggressive and thorough defense against the full range of gun and weapon offenses, including charges involving:
- The ‘Graves Act’
- Unlawful possession of a weapon
- Possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose
- Unlawful transfer of a firearm
- BB guns, paintball guns and Airsoft guns
- Certain persons offenses
- Possession of prohibited weapons and devices
Ms. Hascup will review the facts of your case to ensure that your constitutional rights were not violated by authorities. If the evidence against you was seized illegally, she will petition the court to drop the charges.
She has successfully represented many individuals facing weapons charges, including members of the Armed Forces. In many cases, her clients avoided jail, some avoided a permanent criminal record, and some had their cases outright dismissed.
Contact a Clifton NJ Gun and Weapons Offense Attorney Today
When your freedom is on the line, put your defense in the hands of a skilled criminal defense lawyer. Call Alissa D. Hascup today to discuss your case, or email her to schedule a free initial consultation.