Can I Have My Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Conviction Overturned?
Wheaton Criminal Attorneys Explain Whether Overturning An Illinois Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Conviction is Possible
In recent years, several Illinois guns laws have been deemed unconstitutional by the courts. If you have been convicted of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, you may be eligible to have your conviction overturned. To determine whether or not you are eligible, you should reach out to our Wheaton, Illinois criminal defense attorneys. We may be able to guide you through the process of asking the court to remove your weapons conviction.
Before the year 2011, most people convicted of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon would receive probation with little or no jail time. In 2011, the laws changed and became far harsher. As of January 1st 2011, any person convicted of this crime who did not possess a valid concealed carry license must spend between one and three years in prison.
If you have been convicted of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, you should know that this conviction can negatively impact your life for years to come. You may find it difficult to land a job, rent an apartment, and get accepted into the educational program of your choice. In addition, if you are charged with another crime in the future, your aggravated unlawful use of a weapon conviction can be used against you.
Contact Our Wheaton Illinois Criminal Attorneys Today
If you were convicted for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, contact a skilled attorney at Mirabella, Kincaid, Frederick & Mirabella, LLC. For decades, we have been supporting clients from DuPage, Kane, and Kendall Counties with all of their criminal defense needs. Call us at 630-665-7300 today.