Gun law in Pennsylvania is governed by the Uniform Firearms Act, which has been adopted by every state in the country. In Pennsylvania, there are several major laws which govern the possession and distribution of firearms. People arrested under this Act can be subject to a mandatory 5 years in jail if they are not properly represented by an attorney who understands the complex laws that govern these types of cases.
Doug Dolfman has been fighting firearms cases for the past 19 years in Philadelphia County, and all over the Commonwealth. Furthermore, he teaches other attorneys through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on these laws, and how they impact their clients.
There are 4 major laws that govern firearms in Pennsylvania:
1. 18 Pa.C.S. § 6105 governs people who are prohibited from carrying a firearm due to diminished capacity, or have been convicted of an enumerated offense that disqualifies them from carrying or possessing a firearm in Pennsylvania.
2. 18 Pa. C.S. § 6106 prohibits a person from carrying a
concealed firearm in Pennsylvania without a permit.
3. 18 Pa. C.S. § 6108 prohibits a person from carrying a fire-
arm on their person, or in a vehicle on the streets of
Philadelphia without a license.
4. 18 Pa. C.S. § 6110.1 prohibits a minor under the age of
18 from possessing a firearm, unless supervised by a parent or
All of these statutes are serious, and aggressive representation is needed for anybody charged with these crimes. Doug has the experience to help anyone accused of these crimes, fight for their innocence. He fully informs his clients in these situations of their legal rights. He also fights for the best results possible, while notifying the client of the progress of the case, and all possible legal outcomes.