Weapons Offenses

While this is Texas, the gun laws are can carry very harsh punishment if not properly defended. Gun crimes range from misdemeanor to felony charges. Texas law allows for defenses that are not found in other states. For example, if you are traveling then you may have a defense regardless if you have a concealed handgun license. If are charged with a weapon/gun violation, you should contact an attorney with experience, Attorney Paul Doyle has that experience.

Paul Doyle aggressively defends individuals accused of violating Texas's gun and weapon laws. He understands how important it is to have an experienced and aggressive lawyer to investigate the facts and possible technical legal issues associated with a gun or weapon violation. Paul will investigate your case and thoroughly prepare a strong defense.

The following crimes are charges that Paul Doyle is prepared to defend:

Carrying a weapon unlawfully

Aggravated Assault or Assault with a deadly weapon

Violations of Concealed Handgun permits

Threatening with a deadly weapon

Self Defense with a deadly weapon

Airports weapon violation

Selling an illegal weapon or gun

Felon in possession of a weapon

Firing a gun in a public place

Other weapons or gun crimes

The definition of a weapon or a deadly weapon is very broad and often the number one issue at trial. Paul utilizes experts in weapons to put on a thorough and effective defense.  

Any gun charge can have long lasting effects are your life. Paul Doyle will aggressively defend you and work to lessen or dismiss the charges against you.

Please contact Houston criminal attorney Paul Doyle.

Recent Case Results

State of Texas vs. ______, Unlawful Carrying of a Weapon, 03/16. The Defendant was in possession of brass knuckles. The firm argued that the statute was unconstitutional due to new developments in second amendment case law. Further, the firm presented other mitigating evidence. The case was DISMISSED. 

State of Texas vs. ______, Aggravated Assault Deadly Weapon: Defendant was involved in a drug related shooting. Defendant shot and wounded Complainant. Self Defense was the issue. CASE DISMISSED, 4/21/2014

State of Texas vs. ______, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 1/13, DISMISSED

State of Texas vs. ______, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 8/12, Case DISMISSED, (Defendant accused of pointing pistol at another man and was tackled by police officer)

State of Texas vs. ______, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 1/12, Case reduced to misdemeanor, Terroristic Threat, 6 month deferred adjudication

State of Texas vs. ______, Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, 10/11, DISMISSED (Client accused of pointing a pistol at another person)

State of Texas vs. ______, UCW at Bar and POM, 10/11, REDUCED TO MISD Deferred Adjudication

State of Texas vs. ______, UCW at Airport, 12/2010, DISMISSED (Pistol)

State of Texas vs. ______, UCW at Airport, 4/2011, DISMISSED (Pistol)

State of Texas vs. ______, Possession Prohibited Weapon, 2/14, DISMISSED Weapon at airport. Paul proved client forgot he had a pistol in his bag.

State of Texas vs. ______, Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, 2/13, DISMISSED Paul proved his client forgot he had a knife in his bag.