Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon
It is unlawful for a person to improperly display a weapon around others. Call Bottari & Doyle Law Firm in Palm Beach County for a consultation at 561-588-2781.
Definition of Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon
It is illegal to display a dirk, sword, sword cane, firearm, electric weapon or device in a rude, careless, angry or threatening manner to other people.
Penalties for Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon
A person who improperly exhibits a dangerous weapon commits a first degree misdemeanor. First degree misdemeanors are punishable by any combination of the following:
- 1 year in jail
- 1 year of probation
- $1,000 fine.
Defenses to Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon
- Self-Defense: A person is legally allowed to display a dangerous weapon to others when acting in self-defense.
If you have been arrested or charged with Improper Exhibition of a Dangerous Weapon in Palm Beach County, Martin County, or Broward County, contact a Palm Beach criminal defense attorney from Bottari & Doyle at (561)-588-2781 for a free consultation.