New Concealed Carry Laws: What You Need to Know

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New York strengthened gun laws after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to strike down its 100-year-old pistol permit process on Thursday, September 1.  The new requirements include:   Strengthened background checks and firearm safety   Live-fire training for individuals seeking to obtain concealed carry permits  Concealed carry permit holders are prohibited from bringing firearms into sensitive locations,… Read more »

Charges for Carrying a Concealed Weapon Without a Permit

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The State of New York makes it possible for individuals to carry concealed weapons as long as they have obtained a permit and obey all concealed carry laws. The charges for carrying a concealed weapon without a permit can bring charges ranging from a misdemeanor crime to felony crimes. These charges are officially called Criminal… Read more »

Probation in New York and How it Works

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What is Probation?  When you face criminal court in New York for either a misdemeanor or felony case, the court may choose supervised probation for you instead of incarceration. If you are placed on probation, you will need to follow a strict set of rules and meet with your probation officer on a regular basis…. Read more »