Straw Purchase of a Firearm in Texas
Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer in Texas
When you have been charged in Federal Court with making a "straw purchase"
of a firearm, then best lawyer for you is an attorney who practices in
criminal law. A "straw purchase" occurs when a qualified purchaser
buys a firearm for an individual is not qualified to purchase a firearm.
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.
18 U.S.C. 922(a) It shall be unlawful
(6) for any person in connection with the acquisition or attempted acquisition
of any firearm or ammunition from a licensed importer, licensed manufacturer,
licensed dealer, or licensed collector, knowingly to make any false or
fictitious oral or written statement or to furnish or exhibit any false,
fictitious, or misrepresented identification, intended or likely to deceive
such importer, manufacturer, dealer, or collector with respect to any
fact material to the lawfulness of the sale or other disposition of such
firearm or ammunition under the provisions of this chapter.
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I know that bad things happen to good people; I also believe that you should
not have to suffer a lifetime of consequences for making a mistake. Call
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