Knoxville, TN asked in Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Tennessee

Q: Was is unlawful possession carry for first timers.and what if they got the guns out my house?

1 Lawyer Answer
Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You probably got arrested/cited for Going Armed, which is a Class A Misdemeanor. That is a 11 mo/29 days possible Sentence. If LEO's took your weapons, then they may have had legal justification or they may not have. Since there is a Criminal Charge you must be careful how you demand and maybe sue for the Weapons back. Sometime it is better to let them go. Hire a competent attorney immediately, as you need the Criminal Charge Diverted, Dismissed and Expunged.

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