Jupiter FL Improper Exhibition of a Weapon DEFENSE ATTORNEYS
If you or a loved one has been charged with a weapons offense such as improper exhibition of a weapon, open carrying of a weapon, or carrying a concealed weapon in South Florida, Arnesen Law can help. Jay Arnesen is a retired police officer turned defense attorney who now dedicates his life to defending citizens charged with criminal offenses.
During his service in law enforcement, Mr. Arnesen received the same advanced weapons training provided to officials working for the FBI, DEA, and US Customs Bureau. Ultimately, he understands the law, as well as the complexities involved in weapons cases, and can fully evaluate your case to identify any potential violations of your constitutional rights.
With offices conveniently located in Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale, Mr. Arnesen appears in courts throughout South Florida on a daily basis. Contact his offices anytime at 561-419-9630 for a free consultation and find the help you need to the fight the State’s weapons case against you.
“As a former police officer, I used to help prosecute these charges for the State. Now, let me use my training and experience to combat these charges for you in court.” Jay Arnesen, Esq., Criminal Defense Attorney
Improper Exhibition of a Weapon – Florida Statutes Section 790.10
Chapter 790 of the Florida Statutes governs crimes related to firearms and other weapons. In all cases except those involving the use of a weapon for self-defense, a person can be charged with a criminal offense known as the “improper exhibition of a dangerous weapon or firearm” under Section 10 of this chapter.
As explained below, a violation involving the improper exhibition of a weapon is considered a first degree misdemeanor. Further, a person found guilty of committing this crime can face punishments including jail time, a period of probation, fines, and a charge on his or her criminal record.
Section 790.10 reads:
If any person having or carrying any dirk, sword, sword cane, firearm, electric weapon or device, or other weapon shall, in the presence of one or more persons, exhibit the same in a rude, careless, angry, or threatening manner, not in necessary self-defense, the person so offending shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
Improper Exhibition of a Weapon – Potential Penalties
First Degree Misdemeanor Improper Exhibition of a Weapon: maximum term of 1 year in the county jail and fines not to exceed $1,000
Contact Delray Beach FL Improper Exhibition of a Weapon Defense Lawyer Jay Arnesen for Immediate Assistance
Attorney Jay Arnesen is well-versed in Florida’s laws regarding weaponry and has the experience necessary to fight for your rights if you have been charged with improper exhibition of a weapon in South Florida. Contact his Boca Raton or Ft. Lauderdale offices anytime at 561-419-9630 for a free consultation about your weapons case.