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im on fed. probation and was released to my brothers house,

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im on fed. probation and was released to my brothers house, my po had my parents house searched, they live next door on seperate property and found guns can he charge me with them
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Brandon M. replied 7 years ago.

Hello there:

 

you would have to have possession of the guns to be charged. Possession means that you exercised dominion over them; in other words, you would have to know where they were and to be able to exercise control over them. This would have to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. If the weapons were next door under a different roof, you would ordinarily be ok.

 

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
did my po have the right to search my parents house they seized the guns
Expert:  Brandon M. replied 7 years ago.

Hello there:

 

if you are on searchable probation, the PO would ordinarily have the right to search your place of residence without a warrant. I am not there to examine the residential layout, but I would be very skeptical of any search of your parent's structure.

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