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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