Rutherfordton, NC asked in Criminal Law and Appeals / Appellate Law for North Carolina

Q: NC statue 15a-1345 section 5

My roommate on probation I carry a gun her p.o requires her to move I'm disabled and need the help she provides can I get such an order for her to live in a house where some one else is armed ,

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Bill Powers
Bill Powers
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A: More information is likely necessary to answer the question. It SEEMS like the inquiry is whether the Probation Officer can require the person on probation to live somewhere where there aren't guns.

That's certainly an interesting fact-scenario, especially nowadays, when unrelated people commonly live together. The first question I'd have is whether someone actually has access to the gun.

Probably the best bet is to retain legal counsel and see if things can be worked out.

To be fair, Rutherford County is pretty conservative AND the Department of Adult Corrections (Probation) is given a TREMENDOUS amount of discretion in supervising people.

Best of luck to you!

Bill Powers

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