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Gun Charges

While owning a firearm is your right and protected under the Second Amendment of the Constitution, you must be mindful of the various statutes governing the possession and use of a gun in Chicago and Cook County. Firearm regulations in Illinois are some of the most stringent throughout the country, making weapons violations a severe offense. Melissa is an expert criminal attorney in Chicago who has successfully defended individuals with gun and weapon charges for years.

If you have been accused of the following gun charges, contact Melissa for a free case evaluation and ensure your civil liberties and rights are professionally protected in all circumstances, including:

  • Assault weapons/rifles/shotguns
  • Armed robbery
  • Aggravated unlawful use of a weapon
  • Aggravated Discharge of a firearm
  • Carrying a concealed weapon without a license
  • Knives
  • Unlawful sale of firearms and “gunrunning”
  • Unlawful use of a weapon
  • Unlawful use of a weapon by felons.

We are prepared around the clock to defend and advance your interests. To have one of the leading criminal attorneys in Chicago evaluate your case for free, please submit a form detailing your circumstances, and we will get back to you as soon as we can. Alternatively, if you wish to speak with Melissa Smejkal directly, you can call her at 312-968-2479.