Weapons Offenses In Texas you can get in serious trouble for weapons offenses. Weapons are not necessarily illegal to have but you can be charged with a crime for: being in the wrong place with a weapon; having an illegal weapon; carrying a weapon while engaging in criminal conduct; possessing a firearm after being being convicted of a felony; possessing a firearm after being convicted of an assault involving family violence. Texas laws regarding weapons can be complex and confusing even for law enforcement officers. If you are being accused of a weapons related offense, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney 361-489-3414. Contact Edward today for an evaluation of your case.