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Weapons Charges

Rhode Island Weapons Charges Defense Attorneys

Weapons charges in Rhode Island carry severe penalties in state and federal courts including fines and jail time. Depending on the situation, simply being in possession of a firearm can bring some fairly serious charges. If you are being charged with a crime involving a weapon, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to ensure your rights are protected.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark L. Smith, with locations in Providence and North Smithfield, have over 30 years experience defending people facing weapons charges. These cases come in all shapes and sizes from simple possession without a permit all the way up to using and discharging a gun while committing a violent crime. We know the law in these cases and we know how to build an effective defense for you.

Finding Solutions That Work for You

Our experience in these matters allows us to work efficiently on your behalf in search of a favorable outcome for your case. We know how much room we have to negotiate and we know when we need to take your case to trial.

We closely examine every aspect of your case and work to see that your rights are protected at every juncture. We will identify any mistakes that were made in prosecution's case and use those mistakes to your advantage whenever possible.

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your weapons charges with a lawyer. We will help you understand the charges you are facing and what the possible options may be. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment.

Providence Office:
127 Dorrance, 4th Floor
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-272-1432
Next to Judicial Complex

North Smithfield Office:
176 Eddie Dowling Highway
Suite 101
North Smithfield, RI 02896
Phone: 401-769-4120
On Highway 146A
Next to CVS Building

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