You may be. If you roommate’s handgun is properly secured in a gun safe and you have no access to it, you’re probably alright, but if the gun is unsecured, you should strongly consider your options.
Being caught with a firearm while under an order of protection is the kind of violation that can have a serious impact on your freedom and the outcome of any charges you’re facing related to the order of protection.
Aside from being held in criminal contempt, you could also end up facing weapons charges under New York’s expanded gun control laws.
You’re in a risky situation, to say the least.
The attorneys at Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino can help you understand the particulars, and take steps to protect yourself.
Call 718-599-1111 for a free consultation.