Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon in Texas

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When you have been charged with unlawfully carrying a weapon in Houston, Texas the best lawyer for you is an attorney who practices in criminal law. I am an experienced Houston weapons offense lawyer with more than 20+ years of experience as a criminal defense attorney and prosecutor. Working on both sides of the court room, I know how a prosecutor thinks and what a defense lawyer should say and should not say in the defense of his client.

Sec. 46.02. UNLAWFUL CARRYING WEAPONS. (a) A person commits an offense if the person: (1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries on or about his or her person a handgun or club; (2) is not; (A) on the person's own premises or premises under the person's control; or (B) inside of or directly en route to a motor vehicle or watercraft that is owned by the person or under the person's control. (a-1) A person commits an offense if the person intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries on or about his or her person a handgun in a motor vehicle or watercraft that is owned by the person or under the person's control at any time in which: (1) the handgun is in plain view; or (2) the person is: (A) engaged in criminal activity, other than a Class C misdemeanor that is a violation of a law or ordinance regulating traffic or boating; (B) prohibited by law from possessing a firearm; or (C) a member of a criminal street gang. (b) Except as provided by Subsection (c), an offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor. (c) An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree if the offense is committed on any premises licensed or issued a permit by this state for the sale of alcoholic beverages... (a-4) A person commits an offense if the person: (1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries on or about his or her person a location-restricted knife if the person is not; (2) is younger than 18 years of age at the time of the offense; and (3) is not: (A) on the person's own premises or premises under the person's control; (B) inside of or directly en route to a motor vehicle or watercraft that is owned by the person or under the person's control; or (C) under the direct supervision of a parent or legal guardian of the person.

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