People in Fort Worth, Texas don't need a license to buy or possess a gun on their own property, including in their homes, vehicles, or boats. However, it is illegal to carry handguns in plain sight while in vehicles or boats, even on shoulder belts or in a holster, without a license to carry concealed weapons. Generally speaking, people in Texas can carry weapons where they are not prohibited. In other types of locations, the property owner or the person in control of the property can choose whether or not to allow weapons.
If someone is found to be carrying a gun in plain sight, carrying a gun while engaging in some type of criminal activity, or carrying a firearm while being a member of a criminal organization, such as a street gang, they can be charged with class A misdemeanor. Serving Fort Worth, Arlington, Grapevine, Flower Mound and many other cities and surrounding areas of Tarrant County, the law offices of Richard C. Individuals can also be charged with illegal possession of a weapon if they engage in criminal activity while in possession of a weapon. Texas law does not require similar holster requirements to carry a gun in a concealed manner.
Serving Fort Worth, Arlington, Grapevine, Flower Mound and surrounding areas of Tarrant County, the law offices of Richard C. But first, it is important to understand the laws that govern the illegal possession of a gun in Texas. A Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer can help you defend your honor and freedom if you are charged with this crime. In certain cases, people commit this crime unknowingly because they are unaware of state laws relating to carrying weapons.