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Can a felon have a gun in the house in New York?

I got convicted of a non-violent felony a while back. My cousin is livin with me and my girl. Hes not a bad guy but he has had some run ins with the cops. Police showed up at my place doing a search with a warrant for something my cousin did and found his gun. Am I going to get in trouble for his gun? Am I going to go back to jail for allowing that in my place?

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    John J. Carney | The Law Offices of John J. Carney Esq.
    401 East 34th Street
    New York, NY 10016
    (917) 696-2363
    You cannot own, possess, or even be in the same car or house as a gun if you are a convicted felon. If you are arrested you should retain a good lawyer as another felony in New York is mandatory prison time.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 2/20/2013
    Joel M. Lutwin | Lutwin & Lutwin, LLP
    401 Broadway
    New York, NY 10013
    (212) 431-5757
    Get a good lawyer- there is a presumption that you had knowledge of the gun- but they still have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you did.
    Answer Applies to: New York - Replied: 2/19/2013
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