False Statement in Firearm Application
Have you been charged with a false statement?
This offense carries a substantial prison term, fines, and up to three years probation in District Court or five years probation in Circuit Court. A conviction for this offense can incarcerate you and burden your life for many years. Call or email today, your future may depend on it!
WHAT's the first step?
If you were arrested or issued a summons for this offense, you want to act quickly to gather evidence and prepare a defense. Call Mr. Cleckner for a free consultation over the telephone or to set up an in-person appointment, and he will answer any questions you have.
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A conviction can cause serious problems. We'd be happy to discuss your options with you. We handle all facets of criminal and jailable traffic defense, and if we can't answer your questions, we'll do some research or find someone who can answer them.
False Statement in Firearm Application Law
false statement in firearm application
PUBLIC SAFETY TITLE 5. FIREARMS SUBTITLE 1. REGULATED FIREARMS Md. PUBLIC SAFETY Code Ann. § 5-139 (2014) § 5-139. False information or misstatement in application (a) Prohibited. -- A person may not knowingly give false information or make a material misstatement in a firearm application or in an application for a dealer's license. (b) Penalty. -- A person who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding $ 5,000 or both. HISTORY: An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 449(b); 2003, ch. 5, § 2.