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What are the elements of possession of ammo only as a felon.

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What are the elements of possession of ammo only as a felon

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California, and its my son who was off parole 4 days prior to this incident

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?

He is in jail. the prosecution is trying to give him a lot of time because of him just having ammo in his car. what is their element of crime of possession.

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The police pulled him over and ammo was in plain sight he wasn't trying to hide it. he has never had any with guns or ammo in any convictions or parole violations. what are the elements that the prosecution have to have to find him guilty of having ammo in his possession as a felon. no gun at all. in the car or at my home that I allowed the police to check

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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 7 months ago

The elements to prove the unlawful possession of ammunition by a felon are:

(1.) that he owned/possessed/or had ammunition under his control

(2.) that he knew he had the ammunition, and

(3.) that he's previously been convicted of a felony.

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