When the violation involves the distribution, sale, manufacture, or possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine -Fine not to exceed $10,000 and imprisonment for not less than 10 years nor more than 15 years.
Sometime in the early 1970's, Ms. Byatt recalled, she spotted a well-known Coleridge scholar in the British Museum Library and mused that much of what she knew of Coleridge had been filtered through that individual, who had devoted a lifetime to her study of the Romantic poet. ''I thought, it's almost like a case of demonic possession, and I wondered - has she eaten up his life or has he eaten up hers?''
Years later, while teaching the work of Robert Browning at University College, London (she had inherited a passion for Browning from her mother), Ms. Byatt considered writing a novel about possession with the Brownings at its center. ''But then I thought, I can't do that because, (A) the Browning scholars might sue for libel, and (B) that left me no room for invention.''
No person of unsound mind shall own a firearm or have one in his or her possession or under his or her control. Unsound mind includes any person who is subject to any of the findings listed below, and who has not had his or her rights to possess a firearm reinstated by operation of law or legal process:
Arizona prohibits possession of a firearm by any person who: Has been found to constitute a danger to himself or herself or others pursuant to court order under 36-540, and whose right to possess a firearm has not been restored pursuant to 13-925.
(a) A person shall not have in his or her possession or under his or her custody or control, or purchase or receive, or attempt to purchase or receive, any firearms whatsoever or any other deadly weapon, if on or after Jan. 1, 1992, he or she has been admitted to a facility and is receiving inpatient treatment and, in the opinion of the attending health professional who is primarily responsible for the patient's treatment of a mental disorder, is a danger to self or others, as specified by Section 5150, 5250, or 5300, even though the patient has consented to that treatment. A person is not subject to the prohibition in this subdivision after he or she is discharged from the facility.
(a)(1) A person who after Oct. 1, 1955, has been adjudicated by a court of any state to be a danger to others as a result of a mental disorder or mental illness, or who has been adjudicated to be a mentally disordered sex offender, shall not purchase or receive, or attempt to purchase or receive, or have in his or her possession, custody, or control a firearm or any other deadly weapon unless there has been issued to the person a certificate by the court of adjudication upon release from treatment or at a later date stating that the person may possess a firearm or any other deadly weapon without endangering others, and the person has not, subsequent to the issuance of the certificate, again been adjudicated by a court to be a danger to others as a result of a mental disorder or mental illness.
Has not, within the 5-year period preceding the application, been acquitted of any criminal charge by reason of insanity or has not been adjudicated a chronic alcoholic by any court, unless the person possesses a medical certification indicated that the applicant has recovered from such insanity or alcoholic condition and is capable of safe and responsible possession of a firearm; and
A person who is or has ever been diagnosed and confined or committed to a hospital or other institution in this state or elsewhere by a court of competent jurisdiction is prohibited from purchasing a firearm or having one in possession or under control.
No person who is under guardianship or treatment or confinement by virtue of being a mental incompetent, or who has been adjudicated or is under treatment or confinement as a drug addict, shall purchase, own, carry, transport, or have in his or her possession or under his or her control any firearm. Any person affected by the provision of this section, other than a person who has been pronounced criminally insane by competent medical authority, after the lapse of a period of five (5) years from the date of being pronounced cured by competent medical authority to the effect that he or she is a mentally stable person and a proper person to possess firearms, make application for the purchase of the firearm(s).
A person, whether an adult or juvenile, is guilty of the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree, if the person owns, has in his or her possession, or has in his or her control any firearm:
A person, whether an adult or juvenile, is guilty of the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm in the second degree, if the person does not qualify above for the crime of unlawful possession of a firearm in the first degree and the person owns, has in his or her possession or has in his or her control any firearm:
No person shall have in his or her possession in the District any instrument, tool, or implement for picking locks or pockets, with the intent to use such instrument, tool, or implement to commit a crime. Whoever violates this section shall be imprisoned for not more than 180 days and may be fined not more than and, in addition, may be fined not more than the amount set forth in 22-3571.01, unless the violation occurs after he or she has been convicted in the District of a violation of this section or of a felony, either in the District or another jurisdiction, in which case he or she shall be imprisoned for not less than one year nor more than 5 years and, in addition, may be fined not more than the amount set forth in 22-3571.01.
This article answers questions about possession orders, including how to get or change a possession order. There are different types of possession orders in Texas. Even if you believe you have Standard Possession in your order, you should carefully read and understand your order since every court order is unique.
You and the other parent (or the judge, if your case is contested) may decide that the Standard Possession Order is unworkable or inappropriate for your family. A modified possession order is anything different from the Standard Possession Order. Talk to a lawyer if you need help writing a modified possession order. A lawyer can help you write a possession order that meets the specific needs of your family. Here are some sample modified possession orders:
If your child is under three, you and the other parent may still agree to use the Standard Possession Order. Or you may agree to use a different possession schedule. If you and the other parent cannot agree on a schedule, the judge will make an order based on all relevant factors, including those listed in Texas Family Code 153.254.
You can find helpful information about possession schedules for children under three, including sample schedules, at Informal (Out-of-Court) Agreements for Children from Birth to 3 Years Old.
A parent (or sometimes a nonparent) can ask a judge to change an existing visitation or possession order by filing a modification case. Get instructions and do-it-yourself forms here: I need to change a custody, visitation, or support order.
Learn about co-parenting your children. Get information and resources from TexasAccess.If you are concerned about the other parent following the possession order, print out a Visitation Journal to keep track of your visits.
Drug possession is one of the most common crimes in New York. People of all ages and social positions regularly have illegal drugs in their possession for their own personal use. While some believe that possession of a small amount of drugs for personal use should not be considered a serious crime, under New York law drug possession is indeed considered a serious crime. If convicted, even of certain misdemeanors drug possession crimes, you will face the possibility of going to jail and you will have a criminal record. If you have been charged with drug possession, you should take the situation very seriously and immediately contact an experienced New York drug possession lawyer who will aggressively defend you against these charges. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates have decades of experience representing clients who have been charged with drug crimes and other serious crimes such as sexual assault and burglary. Find out what we can do for you by contacting us to schedule a free, no obligation consultation regarding your case.
Under New York law drug possession can refer to the possession of any of number of drugs labeled controlled substances. For purposes of a drug possession charge, a controlled substance may include cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, club drugs, OxyContin, as well as other illegally obtained prescription narcotics. Drug possession can also mean the possession of marijuana.
There are 6 possession of controlled substances offenses, only one of which is a misdemeanor: criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. You may face this charge if you possess any amount of a controlled substance. It is a Class A misdemeanor. N.Y. Pen. Law 220.03. Depending on the drug involved, if you are in possession of more than a specified minimum amount, the charge will not be criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, but a more serious felony criminal possession charge. In other cases, such as with the unlawful possession of anabolic steroids, possession of any amount will result in the misdemeanor charge. The following are felony drug possession charges:
There are an additional 6 possession of marijuana offenses. Possession of marijuana is considered less serious than possession of a controlled substance. Thus, there is one possession of marijuana charge that is just a violation, and 2 others that are misdemeanors. 041b061a72