Brandishing Machete Virginia Laws Penalty 18.2-282.1 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

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Brandishing Machete Virginia Laws Penalty 18.2-282.1

Brandishing Machete Virginia Laws Penalty 18.2-282.1

VIRGINIA LAWYERS - BRANDISHING A MACHETE OR OTHER BLADED WEAPON WITH INTENT TO INTIMIDATE; PENALTY

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-282.1

§ 18.2-282.1. Brandishing a machete or other bladed weapon with intent to intimidate; penalty

It shall be unlawful for any person to point, hold, or brandish a machete or any weapon, with an exposed blade 12 inches or longer, with the intent of intimidating any person or group of persons and in a manner that reasonably demonstrates that intent. This section shall not apply to any person engaged in excusable or justifiable self-defense. A person who violates this section is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor or, if the violation occurs upon any public, private, or religious elementary, middle, or high school, including buildings and grounds or upon public property within 1,000 feet of such school property, he is guilty of a Class 6 felony

VIRGINIA-BRANDISHING A MACHETE OR OTHER BLADED WEAPON WITH INTENT TO INTIMIDATE; PENALTY

Virginia Statute

Description

Penalties
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-282.1 Brandishing a machete or other bladed weapon with intent to intimidate; penalty It shall be unlawful for any person

  1. To point, hold, or brandish a machete or
  2. Any weapon, with an exposed blade 12 inches or longer, with the intent of intimidating any person or
  3. Group of persons and in a manner that reasonably demonstrates that intent.

This section shall not apply to any person engaged in excusable or justifiable self-defense.

Class 1 misdemeanor
If the violation occurs upon any public, private, or religious elementary, middle, or high school, including buildings and grounds or upon public property within 1,000 feet of such school property Shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Brandishing Machete Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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