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Q: Possession of fire arm

Hello so I’m a convicted felon and my wife is not she recently purchased a hand gun and safe that I don’t have access too am I still allowed to be in the house as the law states I shall not be in possession of it and let’s be honest the word possession mean everything to the law

Austin Michael Lux
Austin Michael Lux answered on Jan 28, 2021

Colorado defines possession for the purpose of the Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender statute in the following way:

"Possession constitutes a “voluntary act” if the actor was aware of his physical possession or control thereof for a sufficient period to have been able to...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Colorado on
Q: I'm curious what on or about might mean

So I'm curious within the discovery it is stated that such person committed such a crime on or about such date and time..

Austin Michael Lux
Austin Michael Lux answered on Jan 28, 2021

The first two elements of every criminal charge in Colorado that the prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt are:

1. That the defendant,

2. in the State of Colorado, at or about the date and place charged,

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Austin

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Traffic Tickets for Colorado on
Q: 42-3-121(1)(b); I have been falsly accused of this charge. Do I need a lawyer for this? If so, how much $ will it cost?

Upon return of my stolen car, the police issued me a plate they said was mine and a piece of paper I was told, "if you get pulled over, just give them this so they know your car was stolen."

I was stopped while walking down by the river by a conservation officer that asked me,... Read more »

Austin Michael Lux
Austin Michael Lux answered on Jan 28, 2021

The charge that you accused of is a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense. It carries a possible penalty of 10-90 days in jail and/or a fine of $150-$300. Often, the ticket you receive allows you to resolve your case with the payment of a fine. It is also frequently the case that the prosecuting... Read more »

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