What Is Brandishing a Weapon or Pulling a Gun on Someone?

Did you exhibit a weapon to someone and get arrested by the police for violating Penal Code § 417? Did you do so in self-defense? Were you really just joking around or was it done to intimidate someone? Punishment for this offense, even if charged as a misdemeanor (it is a wobbler, so it can be charged as a felony, too), is a minimum of 30 days in county jail. Having a competent, local criminal defense attorney can be a wise investment. To read more about this crime, click on the following link.


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