If I am prohibited from owning a gun and my spouse buys a gun, am I in violation of some gun law if we reside in a community property state such?

Asked on August 26, 2013 under Criminal Law, Arizona


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

If you are prohibited from owning a gun, then what you have written about should not be a problem for you. However, if your probation or parole order states that you cannot be in a dwelling where a firearm is located, then you will have issues with your spouse's possession of such.

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