Unlawful Possession of a Firearm
Under Florida law, some people are prohibited from carrying a firearm. The penalties for unlawful firearm possession in Fort Lauderdale depend on the circumstances, but can result in fines or imprisonment.
Those who are not legally eligible to carry a firearm include:
Those who were convicted of domestic violence
A person who has a restraining order against them for stalking or harassment
Any person who have been charged with a felony
Carrying a Concealed Weapon in Fort Lauderdale
In order for a person to lawfully carry a concealed weapon in the state of Florida, they must obtain a Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP). If a person conceals a weapon without first obtaining a CWP, he or she could be charged with a third-degree felony that is punishable by up to 5 years in prison. A person can be charged with a first-degree misdemeanor for concealing a weapon that isn’t a firearm.
Other weapon charges in Florida include:
Unlawful discharge of a firearm
Illegal Sale of a firearm
Brandishing a firearm
Use of a firearm while under the influence of drugs or alcohol
Aggravated Assault with a deadly weapon
Juvenile in possession of a firearm
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