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Possession of a Restricted Gun

Some guns are deemed inherently dangerous and without notable civilian use, such as a:

  • Machine Gun
  • Short-Barreled Rifle (SBR)
  • Short-Barreled Shotgun (SBS)
  • Suppressor (a/k/a silencer)

There are also items referred to as an "any other weapon (AOW)", wuch as a cane gun or an AR-styled pistol.

Federal law strictly regulates these "Title II weapons" under the National Firearms Act (NFA). Criminal penalties are stern. The registration, purchase, tax payment, transfer, and transportation of such devices must be strictly followed.

Expect to be stopped and questioned by police if you are seen in Massachusetts with any of these firearms. A machine gun license is required to legally possess a machine gun in Massachusetts. If there is an issue then you are not just charged with just any crime, you are facing a gun crime. Why wouldn't you seek out a criminal defense lawyer focused on gun law?

Attorney Driscoll keeps abreast of changes in Massachusetts and federal firearm laws. He deciphers the conflicts between them and examines minute details in the gun laws. Meticulous preparation and review of the facts alleged and the extensive body relevant gun law available is necessary to break down the prosecutor's case.

No two gun cases are the same. Identifying and challenging the most minute details can change the outcome of your case. Protect yourself and your future. Call (978-846-5184) Appeals Attorney William Driscoll to learn more.