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IllinoisFirearm and Weapon Charges Lawyers in Ottawa, Illinois

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 Illinois 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.

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William Surin

William Surin
Armstrong & Surin Law Office
724 Columbus St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Licensed for 41 years, William Surin is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Ryan Hamer

Ryan Hamer
Kuleck & Hamer
403 W. Norris Dr.
Ottawa, IL 61350
Licensed for 17 years, Ryan Hamer is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University Col... read more >

Verlin R Meinz

Verlin R Meinz
State Appellate Defender
1100 Columbus ST
Ottawa, IL 61350
Verlin R Meinz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

George Mueller

George Mueller
George Mueller, P.C.
609 E Etna Rd
Ottawa, IL 61350
George Mueller is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark Andrew Nickel, Jr.

Mark Andrew Nickel, Jr.
The Law Offices of Andrew Nickel, LLC
651 Prairie Pointe Dr. Suite 106
Yorkville, IL 60560
Licensed for 17 years, Mark Andrew Nickel, Jr. is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Case Western Reserve Law School... read more >

JohnPaul Ivec

JohnPaul Ivec
Ivec Law
24820 Caton Farm Road
Plainfield, IL 60586
Licensed for 26 years, JohnPaul Ivec is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Hope Nickel

Hope Nickel
The Law Offices of Andrew Nickel, LLC
651 Prairie Pointe Dr. Suite 106
Yorkville, IL 60560
Licensed for 13 years, Hope Nickel is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Northern Illinois University College of Law... read more >

David Stevens

David Stevens
The Law Offices of David G. Stevens
75 Executive Drive Suite 357
Aurora, IL 69504
David Stevens is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Mark Andrew Nickel

Mark Andrew Nickel
The Law Offices of Andrew Nickel, LLC
651 Prairie Pointe Dr. Suite 106
Yorkville, IL 60560
Licensed for 17 years, Mark Andrew Nickel is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Liam Dixon

Liam Dixon
The Law Offices of Liam Dixon
556 W Galena
Aurora, IL 60506
Licensed for 27 years, Liam Dixon is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended University of Tennessee College of Law... read more >

Fred Michael Morelli

Fred Michael Morelli
Law Office of Fred Morelli Jr
PO Box 1416 403 W Galena Blvd Suite 202
Aurora, IL 60507
Fred Michael Morelli is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Gary Victor Johnson

Gary Victor Johnson
Camic, Johnson Ltd.
546 W. Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Gary Victor Johnson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nischal Raval

Nischal Raval
Law Offices of Fred M. Morelli, Jr.
403 West Galena Boulevard
Aurora, IL 60506
Nischal Raval is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David E Camic

David E Camic
Camic Johnson, Ltd.
546 W Galena Blvd
Aurora, IL 60506
Licensed for 34 years, David E Camic is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Earl Glisson

William Earl Glisson
321 East Wilson Street
Batavia, IL 60510
Licensed for 48 years, William Earl Glisson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sharmila Roy

Sharmila Roy
Sharmila Roy Attorney at Law
3760 Celeste Ln
Naperville, IL 60564
Licensed for 36 years, Sharmila Roy is a Appellate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended James E. Rogers College of Law - University... read more >

Courtney Emerson

Courtney Emerson
807 W John ST
Yorkville, IL 60560
Courtney Emerson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Victor Herbert Dietz

Victor Herbert Dietz
Victor Herbert Dietz is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Victoria Chuffo

Victoria Chuffo
Kendall County Public Defender
807 W John St
Yorkville, IL 60560
Victoria Chuffo is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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.


Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

IADCL seeks to preserve fairness in the criminal justice system and to educate the public and attorneys.


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