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Gun Possession Charges

Because Gun possession in New York State imposes some of the Nation’s stiffest sentences, it’s absolutely imperative to work with a New York Criminal Defense Lawyer who understands how to defend you against Weapons Charges.

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Legal Defense for Weapons Possession in NYC

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees citizens the right to bear arms. However, this right is not without restrictions. New York State imposes some of the greatest restrictions on this Constitutional right, along with some of the Nation’s stiffest sentences for illegal weapons possessions. Included in the draconian New York Penal Law is the criminalization of gravity knives. These are the knives that many people carry and use at work to open boxes or for carpentry and the like. And now, New York City is opening court parts dedicated solely to handling illegal gun possession indictments. Ezra C. Levy has handled literally hundreds of these cases, to date, not having lost a single trial in this area of criminal practice.

Recent Victory Against Gun Charges

Here is one the victories Ezra secured for his client: D.H. and 4 friends ( two other males along with their respective girlfriends) were riding in the back of a taxi. Two overly-aggressive police officers stopped the cab and ordered the passengers out. A few moments later, one of the officers claimed to have found a handgun in the passenger area of the van. All five passengers were taken to the precinct. There, the police realized that with only one gun, only one person could be held accountable, they chose D.H., as he was the only one was unaccompanied by a paramour. To bolster their story, the police created a confession that they attributed to D.H. At trial, Ezra C. Levy’s tactical cross-examination skills exposed the officers’ lies, even getting one of the officers to gasp as he realized that he was caught lying on the witness stand. The jury acquitted D.H. who instead of going away to prison for up to 15 years remains free thanks to Ezra C. Levy.

If you or a loved one are charged with criminal possession of a weapon ,consider using someone with a proven track record of winning these difficult cases, use Ezra C. Levy.

Why Hire Ezra?

When you have been charged with a crime, you need an experienced lawyer who focuses exclusively on defending criminal cases and who will aggressively protect your rights. Throughout my career, I have successfully handled every type of criminal defense case. More importantly, criminal defense is the only thing I do. I have witnessed firsthand how a criminal charge can negatively impact every area of a person’s life. As a lawyer, I consider it a privilege to help people during this stressful time in their lives. Call me today at 917-444-1161 for a free consultation to discuss.

Many of his clients have received favorable dispositions because the DA did not want to go against Mr. Levy at trial. Few are his equal. -Jason D.

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