Asked in Criminal Law for Maryland

Q: charged with FIREARM-UNLAWFUL sale, firearm-reg sale, gun poss. On probation for assault, only 20. What will happen?

Multiple counts for all of those, all misdemeanors but he has assault on his record and is still on probation.

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Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Rockville, MD
  • Licensed in Maryland

A: He needs a lawyer. He’s facing not only these new charges, but a violation of probation on the assault case. Both can lead to jail. Firearm cases are treated seriously. But what can or will happen to him cannot be predicted with so little information. Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney or apply for the Public Defender if he has no money. There’s really no other better advice.

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