Dallas, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: If someone such as felon get stop with gun in car but on parole. Bonded out but wasn't taken court till off of parole.

He is off parole since March. What can happen to him. Prison time r probation

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Penny Wymyczak-White
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Penny Wymyczak-White
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: A felon cant have a gun . You will be charged with a felon in possession of a firearm

Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
Tristan Nicolas LeGrande
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Felon in possession of a firearm is a 3rd degree felony (this could be enhanced to a higher level offense if he has TDC felony convictions). The punishment range for a 3rd degree felony is 2 to 10 yrs in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. He could get probation by agreement with the prosecution, or by the Judge after a punishment hearing. If he goes to trial, he will NOT be eligible for probation with a felony conviction.

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