IImproper Exhibition of a Weapon in Florida

If accused of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon in Florida, you need to know the:

Definition of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon

Under Florida Statute 790.10, the crime of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon is committed when a person exhibits a dangerous weapon or firearm to another person in a rude, careless, angry, or threatening manner.

Penalties for Improper Exhibition of a Weapon

The crime of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon is a First Degree Misdemeanor and if convicted of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon, a judge can impose any combination of the following penalties:

  • Up to one (1) year in jail.
  • Up to twelve (12) months of probation.
  • Up to $1,000 in fines.

Defenses to Improper Exhibition of a Weapon

In addition to the pretrial defenses and trial defenses that can be raised in any criminal case, a specific defense to the crime of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon is Self Defense.

Contact Criminal Defense Lawyer Richard Hornsby

If you have been arrested or charged with the crime of Improper Exhibition of a Weapon in Central Florida or the greater Orlando area, please contact Criminal Defense Lawyer today.

The initial consultation is free and I am always available to advise you on the proper course of action that can be taken.