Despite the Right to Bear Arms guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution, state and federal governments have created a patchwork of complicated laws and regulations controlling the use, sale and possession of guns, firearms and other weapons.
When a firearm is used or discharged during a crime, the penalties are often enhanced dramatically.
When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Cobb County, Georgia for a weapon or firearm charge or to restore your gun rights, consider the attorney's training and experience fighting these specific types of criminal cases, in addition to the attorney fees and costs.
Some organizations, such as the NRA-ILA or the Armed Citizens' Legal Defense Network, Inc., maintains a list of attorneys who have identified themselves as willing to consider cases involving their members after a criminal accusation involving the use or possession of a firearm. These attorneys are also experienced in helping people restore their gun rights.
Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.
GACDL advocates for the rights of the accused, adequate funding for the defense of the indigent, and a fair criminal justice system.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Cobb County Bar Association - The Cobb County Bar Association established a Lawyer Referral Service to help individuals and businesses find a qualified attorney in Marietta and the surrounding areas of Cobb County, GA. The service is located on the second floor of the Cobb County Superior Courthouse in Marietta, GA. It charges a non-refundable $35 consultation fee. In exchange for paying the fee, you are entitled to a 30 minute consultation with the attorney at no additional charge. The attorneys that participate in the Lawyer Referral Service are pre-screened for their experience in a particular practice area, good standing with the Georgia State Bar, and a variety of other factors.