Will County Gun Law AttorneyWith the Second Amendment granting the right to bear arms, many people in Illinois and other parts of the United States choose to exercise this right by possessing and carrying firearms for protection. However, it is crucial for all firearm owners to understand that there are specific laws and regulations governing the carrying of guns. Failing to comply with these laws can lead to serious charges, such as unlawful use of a weapon (UUW). If you are facing weapons charges, an experienced attorney can help you understand how Illinois law applies in your situation and how you can defend against a conviction while protecting your Second Amendment rights.

Concealed Carry Laws in Illinois

In 2013, Illinois became the last state in the United States to enact legislation allowing residents to carry concealed handguns. The law provides guidelines on who can obtain a concealed carry license (CCL) and under what circumstances they are allowed to carry concealed firearms while outside their homes or businesses.