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Firearms Offences

Have you been charged with firearms offences?
We can help you.

If you have been charged with firearms offences, we are criminal lawyers who can help you.

Firearms offences vary from possessing firearms to being a prohibited person in possession of a firearm.

Unfortunately possessing an imitation firearm is considered a firearm offence. Please look further down the page for information about all firearms charges. Each article explains the law, how we will defend charges if you are pleading not guilty and also about possible penalties if you plead guilty.

The courts consider firearms offences as serious and often impose harsh penalties. It is important that you seek legal advice. Our lawyers will work with you to put your offending in context and present to the court your story about how you ended up with a firearms charge. We will look into issues such as;

  • Was the firearm / gun capable of being used?
  • Why did you have the firearm / gun with you on that particular day?
  • Did you actually possess the firearm?

Latest firearms case studies

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Corrections Order (CCO) for family violence. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged following a family violence incident where he had discharged a toy pellet gun in the direction of his partner who was holding their infant …
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This is a case study on drug and weapons charges resulting in a Community Correction Order. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was charged with trafficking cannabis as well as weapons possession charges after a search was executed by the police on the client’s home. The client engaged …
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This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Fail to Store Firearm in Secure Manner.

Victoria Police were conducting random audits of compliance with storage requirements for firearms. Our client had been a registered firearms holder for approximately 30 years. When the police attended at his …
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