We deal primarily with criminal law and various issues involving possession and use of firearms, including NFA trusts for Washington residents who wish to possess suppressors and other NFA restricted items.
Mark Knapp is licensed in the State of Washington.
We focus on criminal defense and also emphasize a practice in United States Constitutional law and employment discrimination.
We will answer your questions and represent you aggressively in the court system. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, self-defense issues and false accusations of rape are legal issues with which we normally are able to help ordinary people. Additionally, if you have convictions, the courts will often restore your right to bear arms and/or vacate the conviction.
We look forward to scheduling a confidential consultation to determine how we may be able to help you.
"A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
We are available to give advice concerning issues related to employment and disciplinary matters and also assist law enforcement officers and military personnel. We focus on criminal defense but the firm also emphasizes United States Constitutional law and employment discrimination. This includes racial discrimination, age discrimination and discrimination based on religion or national origin.
WEAPONS LAW AND ARMED FORCE
Our firm's mission is to provide clients with legal counsel and educate armed citizens so that you will present appropriate force in an emergency. If you are charged with using a gun or other threatening use of force, we will defend your rights in court. We serve the military, police and civilian shooting communities, as well as any other groups or institutions that deal with issues regarding the legal use of armed force.
NFA GUN TRUSTS
Our law firm is also pleased to provide NFA Gun Trusts for residents of Washington state. Many people use NFA gun trusts to lawfully buy "NFA weapons," including machine guns, short barreled rifles and shotguns and sound suppressors (silencers) without having to obtain the consent of their chief of police. While many of these items can be purchased and kept in other states, it is only legal to purchase and use silencers in the State of Washington.
There are many IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL BENEFITS of these trusts for gun owners - not just for purchasers of NFA weapons. The trust is a totally private arrangement. You can leave your guns to members of your family without the intrusion and publicity of the probate system. No one will know about your collection.
CRIMINAL DEFENSE MATTERS
Whether you just want to know about your rights and obligations or have criminal charges pending against you, we will answer your questions and represent you aggressively in the court system when necessary. Assault With a Deadly Weapon, Domestic violence, self-defense issues and false accusations of sexual assault are legal issues with which we normally are able to help ordinary working and middle-class people. Additionally, if you have a domestic violence or a felony conviction the courts will often restore your right to bear arms and/or vacate the conviction.
I will respond promptly to your comments or questions and look forward to scheduling a confidential consultation to determine how we may be able to help you
"Shall the throne of iniquity have fellowship with thee, which frameth mischief with a law?"
The Law Office of Mark Knapp has been in business in Federal Way, Washington for over 25 years. Our clients are working people that need to know their rights pertaining to employment discrimination, criminal defense and how to deal with various issues involving possession and use of firearms. We encourage anyone in the State of Washington to call regarding issues of self-defense and Constitutional rights. We also provide classes on the laws off armed self-defense and use of force. We are dedicated to assisting you with legal issues related to your own needs and our local communities and to provide appropriate legal advice where needed. I am only licensed in the State of Washington so any legal advice will relate to Washington law even though we can provide information of a more general nature regarding the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.
"They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them."
LAW OFFICE OF MARK KNAPP PLLC
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Telephone: (253) 202-2081
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Mark Knapp Law Office
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