Does the pre-trial release conditions of a single state apply to all other states?

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Does the pre-trial release conditions of a single state apply to all other states?

The terms of my conditional release from the
jail in the state of New Jersey requires that i
refrain from possessing any firearm or
ammunition, However, i currently live in Florida.
Unaware of the strict gun laws being enforced
in the state i was quickly arrested and charged
while only visiting New Jersey with the illegal
possession of my firearm that i brought along
with me. I do feel I may be targeted by another
individual or group of individuals who are
known for their violent behavior with guns as
well as other weapons within the community.
Im worried for the safety of my loved ones who
live with me and i worry for myself as i am left
defenseless without effective means of
protection from any armed attackers attempts
to cause bodily harm to me and/or my family.

Asked on September 6, 2018 under Criminal Law, Florida

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

Every state will enforce the court orders and laws, including pre-release conditions, of all other states, even if they themselves (e.g. the 2nd state) would not have imposed them in the first place. Respect for each other's rulings, orders, laws, etc. is a bedrock principal of our federal (multiple sovereign states) system.


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