Unlawful Possession Body Armor

When you have been arrested for a weapons violation then you need to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can provide the best legal defense for a weapons charge.

Is it illegal to possess body armor?

If you have been convicted of a felony then you can never possess body armor in the State of Texas.


How much time can I get for possessing body armor?

Possession of body armor by a felon is a third-degree felony which means if convicted then you can get a minimum of two years and up to ten years in the Texas Department of Corrections and be fined up to $10,000.00.


Sec. 46.041. UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF METAL OR BODY ARMOR BY FELON.
(a) In this section, “metal or body armor” means any body covering manifestly designed, made, or adapted for the purpose of protecting a person against gunfire. (b) A person who has been convicted of a felony commits an offense if after the conviction the person possesses metal or body armor. (c) An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.

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