Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for the opportunity to assist you. Please remember that there might be a delay between your follow up questions and my answers because I may be helping other clients or taking a break.
If the defendant is charged with this crime while using a firearm, it is a Third Degree Felony: Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two years; In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000
A non-firearm offense under the same charge is a Class A Misdemeanor
: Confinement in jail for a term not to exceed one year; Fine not to exceed $4,000
I hope you found my answer helpful, and if so please click on the ACCEPT
button. This is the only way for me to get credit for my work; I receive no credit for my time with you until you actually press ACCEPT
. If you still need to clarify something or seek more information, just use the REPLY
button and I’d be more than happy to follow up to your satisfaction! There is no fee for follow up questions before or after accepting, should you wish to continue in the thread, and I encourage you to do so
should you desire clarification.
If you feel that I went an extra step to help, a bonus is always appreciated!
While the legal system tries to be inclusive of every possibility, sometimes, people are morally wronged but have limited legal avenues to seek relief
. If so, please understand that this is not the expert’s fault (in other words, I prefer to tell you the truth rather than tell you what you want
to hear, so if the news is not good, please do not shoot the messenger).
You can always request me for a future advice through my profile at…http://www.justanswer.com/law/expert-attorneyeli/
…if you do this, make sure to begin the question with “This Question is for Eli…”