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To purchase and possess a gun in Illinois, you must have a handgun license, also known as a Firearm Owner’s Identification card. Many people may miss the importance of this FOID card and fail to obtain a license due to the difficulty of getting one. However, this, and other unauthorized usage of a weapon, can cost you greatly. If you have been brought up on gun charges in Illinois, it is important that you speak to an experienced attorney about your defense.
It may be difficult to know how to avoid breaking certain laws if you do not know what they are; while it may be obvious that you should not possess a firearm without a FOID card, some other violations may not be so clear and therefore we will discuss them here.
For those who wish to purchase a gun, it is important that you follow the proper protocol to ensure that you legally possess one. In order to obtain a FOID card, you are required to submit an application to the state police department. To qualify for a FOID card you must be:
Sometimes, it may not seem worth it to do things the right way, even if that means doing things the hard way. Unfortunately, failing to adhere to all the rules, especially when it comes to possessing a firearm, can mean enormous amounts of trouble for you, and possibly for your family if you are put in jail and thereby unable to be there for your family. Because of the significant stakes involved, it is important that you find an attorney who is able to defend you well. Eugene Fimbianti is more than familiar with the law, he’s familiar with law enforcement and the prosecution process. This familiarity does not come as a result of any book Mr. Fimbianti has read, but as a result of Mr. Fimbianti’s past as a prosecutor and a police officer. Choose an attorney who knows how to defend you because they know how you will be prosecuted; call The Law Offices of Eugene Fimbianti immediately.
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