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Weapons Charges

The law firm of Runyon & Runyon provides comprehensive criminal defense representation to members of the community charged with a weapons offense. Gun and weapons crimes are enforced vigorously in Tennessee.

Some weapons charges are classified as misdemeanors, such as unlawful possession of a weapon, which can apply to allegations of carrying a firearm, knife with a blade longer than 4 inches, or a club "with intent to go." However, many weapons crimes carry the potential for significant jail or prison time in Tennessee.

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The Clarksville attorneys at Runyon & Runyon have deep ties to the community and have developed long-standing relationships throughout the justice system. These important attributes allow the firm to thoroughly assess the potential consequences of a variety of defense strategies. The firm is dedicated to providing clients with candid advice about all legal options, both good and bad, and developing the legal strategy for the most favorable outcome.

The criminal defense legal team at the firm is led by J. Runyon whose background includes serving in law enforcement for 12 years. His more than a quarter century in criminal law, with the majority as a defense lawyer, provides the firm with the unique ability to provide legal analysis from a broad view. Mr. Runyon's deep knowledge of police procedures, constitutional law and criminal defense strategies, as well as his overall knowledge of the court system are valuable assets for clients of the firm.

The defense team is prepared to zealously guard the rights of clients in a wide variety of weapons offenses, including:

  • Possession with intent to go armed
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Possession of a weapon in the commission of a felony
  • Drug-related weapons offenses
  • Probation violations

The interests of the firm's clients are paramount. Crafting the legal strategy best-suited to a client's most important goals includes finding the weaknesses in the prosecutor's case to minimize the damages through reduced charges, favorable sentencing strategies or outright dismissal.

Skilled Clarksville-Based Weapons Charge Defense Lawyers

Prospective clients may contact Runyon & Runyon online or call the firm in Clarksville at (931) 805-4445 to arrange an initial consultation. All communications with the firm will remain confidential.

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