Will I be charged with a felony for theft by receiving a fire arm on my first offense I'm 28 with no prior criminal history I only bought the property after I checked the serial number on hotguns.com it was clean but when I got caught with the gun it was stolen & now I'm facing a felony charge the gun value is under 500 I didn't know that gun was stolen and had the right to bare arms I'm located in newnan Georgia 30263 thanks
Your post is a little confusing. It appears based on what you wrote, that you are already charged with the felony. If you are asking if you will be convicted, that is almost impossible to answer without knowing a great deal more about your case.
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It sounds like you have a very good defense in your case. However, what proactive steps are you taking in order to try to get this case dismissed? What are the facts surrounding your arrest? How did the police even know that you have a gun?
Get yourself a criminal defense attorney immediately. period. end of statement.
Get a criminal defense attorney to handle your case. If this is your first offense your attorney may be can get you in the pretrial diversion program.
It's a felon regardless of value because it is a firearm. Get a lawyer.
You can be charged with a felony but an attorney can help you negotiate the charge down to a less serious offense. You need to contact an attorney.
You are facing a felony because of the firearm. The price of the gun is immaterial. However, it sounds like you have an excellent defense to this charge. Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney so you don't end up being convicted of a felony.
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You have a great defense, you need to hire an attorney immediately. Someone experienced with these types of cases. It APPEARS the State doesn't have much evidence to show you knew or should have known the firearm was stolen, but then again, an attorney would need to see ALL of the facts. Best of luck.
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