Gun Crime defense ATTORNEY

Defense Attorney Brandon Shroy aggressively defends gun crime allegations in Columbus.

Gun crimes are defined by Ohio law under section 2923. Gun crimes in Ohio are often felonies, and the penalties can be life-changing. Defense Attorney Brandon Shroy is an experienced lawyer who defends against firearm and weapons charges.

What does the Ohio Attorney General say about Concealed Carry?

The Franklin County Prosecutor’s office has a gun unit that specializes in handling gun-related crimes. They commonly prosecute charges such as:

Improper Handling of a Firearm - Felony of the Fourth Degree
Carrying a Concealed Weapon - Felony of the Fourth Degree
Having Weapons while under Disability - Felony of the Third Degree

How do I get a CCW in Ohio?

Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney Brandon Shroy has been successfully fighting to protect the rights of Ohio's citizens for over a decade in and around Franklin County. Let him use his experience to get you the best possible outcome. 




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A client was charged with an F4 Improper Handling charge. Brandon got the charge reduced to a misdemeanor that could be expunged from the client’s record, and allow the client to continue to exercise their constitutional right to carry a firearm.

Frequently asked questions about Gun CRIME charges in Ohio

Is carrying a concealed weapon a felony in Ohio?
It normally is a felony. The circumstances are important. Without a CCW permit, a felony of the fourth degree is the most common offense level. This carries a possibility of 18 months in prison.

What are gun laws in Ohio?
Gun laws are the statutes regulating the use and manner of gun possession. The general rule is laid out by the United States Constitution and is the law of the land. States like Ohio can restrict this general law for public safety purposes.

How many years for having a loaded gun?
Improper handling of a firearm is a felony of the fourth degree and carries the possibility of 18 months in prison.


Brandon Shroy has spent more than a decade defending and winning gun crime cases in Central Ohio.

As your attorney, Brandon Shroy will utilize his extensive criminal defense experience and leverage his reputation as an aggressive litigator to fight on your behalf and deliver the best possible outcome.

Brandon practices in all Central Ohio courts including the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, the Courts of Common Pleas, Municipal courts and Mayor's courts.


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