Often, people who are charged with brandishing a deadly weapon in Ventura wonder whether or not to hire a private attorney or get the public defender. Your best option is to always hire a private attorney. For example, a private criminal defense attorney at Wallin & Klarich will treat your case with real sincerity and attention while a public defender is usually too busy to call or speak with you in person. Additionally, not only will our criminal defense lawyers be available to meet with you, but we will also provide the support and guidance that your family members and loved ones need during this difficult time. There is simply no substitute for the devotion of our attorneys at Wallin & Klarich.
In California, brandishing a deadly weapon in a rude, angry or threatening manner is a crime. Specifically, Penal Code section 417 prohibits your from drawing or exhibiting, in the presence of another person, a deadly weapon or to use a deadly weapon in a fight. Brandishing a weapon in Ventura is a serious misdemeanor crime as you can be punished by imprisonment in county jail for a minimum of 30 days.
In order to convict you of brandishing a deadly weapon or firearm in Ventura, the prosecution must prove the following: