Phoenix, AZ asked in Criminal Law for Arizona

Q: a friend and myself were out target shooting one night and i forgot my gun in his truck.

He was later pulled over and is being charged for possession of weapon by a prohibited person. How can I legally claim that weapon and get that charged dismissed?

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Matthew Maerowitz
Matthew Maerowitz
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: You need to present a claim immediately to establish ownership because the firearm risks being forfeited. You should contact an attorney to assist you with the forfeiture proceedings

There might be an issue regarding possession, but he should contact a separate attorney.

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