Category Archives: Weapons

10, 20, Life firearm allegations – Orange County weapons defense lawyer

In 1997, Penal Code section 12022.53 was enacted, drastically increasing the punishment for the use of a firearm during the commission of a crime.  Under the old law, the use of a firearm during a felony added several years.  After the “10-20-Life” section of 12022.53 came about, prison sentences grew.  But does this apply to […]

California firearms laws – loaded guns

One look at the Attorney General’s website under the firearms section will show you just how convoluted California’s laws are when it comes to firearms.  The most recent information posted on their website is from 2006!  (Update – as of February 2009, the booklet is now only 2 years behind and is from 2007)  In […]