Carry Concealed Weapon Defense Lawyer

Carry Concealed Weapon LawyerIn the State of Michigan, you must have a Concealed Pistol License (CPL) in order to carry a concealed weapon.

If you are found guilty of the felony, carry a concealed weapon in Michigan (CCW) you could face up to 5 years in prison, and a fine of $2,500.00.

Michigan Open Carry Firearm:

You can openly carry a gun in the state of Michigan. However, you cannot open carry in any of the following places:

Financial institution
Place of worship
Court
Theater
Sports Arena
Day Care Center
Hospital
Bar

If you violate the open carry law by going into one of these establishments you could be charged with a 90 day misdemeanor under Michigan Law. If an officer believes that you were “concealing” the weapon you could be charged with felony carrying a concealed weapon.

CPL Pistol Free Zones

Even if you have a license to carry a concealed weapon there are “pistol free zones” you need to be aware of.
Schools
Daycare
Sports Arena
Bar
Place of Worship
Entertainment facility with 2,500 or more capacity
Casino
Classroom

The first offense is a civil infraction.

Remember, never carry a gun into a federal building, such as a post office!

How to properly transport a gun:

It is a felony to transport a pistol in a motor vehicle unless you are licensed to cary a gun (CPL). If you want to Open Cary you must have the pistol unloaded, in a firearms case, in the trunk. If there is no trunk it must not be readily accessible to the occupants.

As a Michigan criminal defense lawyer, the best advice we could give is to get a CPL if you are going to own a gun and avoid being charged with a potential crime.

For more information on the felony of Cary Concealed Weapon click here.

If you have been charged with Michigan CCW or with a Michigan Carry Concealed Weapons charge contact criminal defense lawyer Aaron J. Boria today for a free consultation. (734) 453-7806

Aaron Boria - I am a motivated Michigan criminal defense lawyer located in Metro Detroit. Practicing law is my passion. Helping others is motivating and rewarding. Feel free to contact me anytime!

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