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defaced firearm possession Charged in Wisconsin? Lawyer up.

Possession of a weapon that has been defaced or its serial number scratched off, depending upon specifically what kind of weapon, could carry a prison sentence of up to 10 years.

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Penalties for Possession of a firearm with a removed serial number in Milwaukee and Madison

Possession of a firearm that has been defaced or the serial number has been removed can lead to serious consequences.  Depending on the firearm it could carry up to a 10-year prison sentence.

If you were charged with possession of a firearm with a removed serial number, contact Grieve Law immediately for a free phone consultation well before your initial appearance in Wisconsin. Our Madison and Milwaukee criminal defense lawyers will look at the evidence against you and build a strong case to refute any evidence that may be improperly obtained or considered circumstantial.

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Criminal Defense Law firm in Milwaukee and Madison Gets Possession of a Firearm with a Removed Serial Number Reduced or Dropped

Our Wisconsin criminal defense attorneys know the ins and outs of all laws related to possession of a defaced firearm in Milwaukee and Madison, including requests for complete or partial exemption from prohibition. We combine this knowledge with a fierce examination of all evidence to build the best case to get your felony charges reduced or dropped. Grieve Law takes criminal defense, drug and DUI offense cases throughout Wisconsin. When DUI charges are combined with possession of a firearm, the consequences are serious.

Tom Grieve is an experienced gun attorney and zealous 2nd amendment advocate with offices in Madison & Milwaukee. He helps Wisconsin gun owners with:

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If you’re facing charges for possession of a defaced firearm by a convicted felon in Madison or Milwaukee, contact the Wisconsin criminal defense attorneys at Grieve Law for a free phone consultation.

In Wisconsin, how long does a Defaced Firearm charge stay on your record?

Scratching the serial numbers off of a weapon could not only lead to a 10 year prison term, but criminal charges alone could remain on your record for life.

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Tom Grieve, the firm's managing attorney and founder, is a former state prosecutor and is not the only ex-prosecutor at the firm. We love hiring attorneys from both sides of the wall to bring as many perspectives to fight your case as aggressively as possible. The State of Wisconsin likes it when you choose the run-of-the-mill fee to plea™ lawyers who don't even know how to analyze and defend cases instead of experienced criminal attorneys: