The state of Washington recognizes the risks associated with weapons and firearms and they are strictly regulated within the state. Violating the firearm and weapon laws could mean serious penalties and consequences to a defendant.
As you can see on our weapons crimes page, what may seem like a simple weapons charge may lead to more offenses and result in long-term consequences. It can affect your employment opportunities, future endeavors and your entire career. If the defendant is a minor, the arrest would result in a public stigma, which can affect the future of the individual.