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Firearms & Weapons Offenses Lawyer in Fresno, CA

Extensive Federal & State Criminal Defense Experience

Federal and state laws regarding firearms and weapons can be confusing and complicated. If you are facing a firearms or weapons offense, you could be at risk for prison time, fines, and a permanent criminal record that can be detrimental to your future.

At the Days Law Firm, our Fresno criminal defense lawyers have considerable experience handling both federal and state weapons offenses. Attorney Marc Days is extremely familiar with the federal and state court systems in the area and offers thorough and aggressive legal representation for all types of alleged firearms and weapons offenses. If you are facing a federal firearms offense, you need an experienced federal defense attorney who can advocate for you, who will know your defenses and exposure and how to navigate the federal system, including the detention hearing. Our law firm is adept and experienced in all aspects and phases of these cases.

Federal Weapons Charges

Marc Days has successfully handled federal gun and weapon offenses such as the following:

  • Federal law prohibits a person who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor domestic violence crime from possessing a firearm that has traveled across state lines in interstate commerce. The maximum penalty for this offense is 10 years in prison, however, if you have three previous convictions for a violent felony or serious drug offense, and are convicted for possessing a firearm you will be sentenced for at least 15 years in prison.
  • Another federal law provides for mandatory minimum consecutive prison term if you are convicted of possessing a firearm while committing a violent crime or drug trafficking offense. The penalty is no less than five years in prison to run consecutively, meaning in addition to, the punishment provided for the underlying crime of violence or drug trafficking offense. If you brandished the firearm, the additional penalty increases to seven years. The additional penalty increases to 10 years for short-barreled rifles, shotguns, or semi-automatic assault weapons. The penalty is further increased to 30 years if the weapon is a machine gun, destructive device, or if it has been equipped with a silencer or muffler. Repeat offenders can face additional penalties of at least 25 years.

Reach out to us at (559) 550-5002 for seasoned legal representation today.

Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled

Strong & Effective Defense
  • People v. Doe Conviction Reversed

    Drug distribution federal trial, conviction reversed for overruling Marc’s request for information and evidence helpful to the defense.

  • People v. Gomez, et. al. Mandatory Life Case Dismissed

    In 2021, Marc represented a client in Los Angeles Superior Court who was charged with kidnapping to commit robbery, which carries a mandatory life sentence upon conviction. After the preliminary hearing the case was dismissed.

  • People v. Guerrero, et al Bail Reduced from $1 Million to $30,000

    Bail Reduced from $1 million to $30,000 following dismissal of 5 out 6 charges at the preliminary hearing.

  • People v. Jiminez Bank Robbery Conviction Reversed

    Bank robbery trial, conviction reversed for overruling Marc’s objection to the admission of DNA evidence.

  • People v. Rodriguez, et al Sentenced to Probation and Released

    Charged with beating a correctional officer with his own baton, jury votes 10-2 not guilty. Client pleads to non-serious felony and gets released from custody that day.

  • United States v. Brown Charges Dismissed - Insanity Defense

    Federal trial for charge of attempted murder, hung jury based on insanity defense, charge dismissed.

  • United States v. Ferguson Not Guilty Verdict

    Federal trial, not guilty of first and second degree murder.

  • United States v. Habash, et al Govt. Motion for $3.1 Million Denied

    Federal synthetic drug case, drug charges dismissed in exchange for plea to violating a financial reporting requirement, district court denied government's motion for a money judgment of $3.1 million.

  • United States v. Martinez

    In 2020, the Federal Court appointed Marc to represent client. On February 23, 2021, the court, over the government’s objection, granted Marc’s motion for compassionate release of his client who had served 102 months of a 262 month sentence.

  • United States v. Mitchell 10 Year Mandatory Minimum Charge Dismissed

    An alleged drug deal gone bad, four people shot, two people died. Negotiated dismissal of the 10-year mandatory minimum, the government argued for 20 years, after hearing Marc the court imposed an 8-year sentence. Read the transcript below.


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