Under Florida law, obviously convicted felons are not permitted to own fire arms or posses fire arms. Now in some circumstances, a person who’s a convicted felon might be married to one that is not a convicted felon. Now if the wife would like to own a firearm and her husband is a convicted felon, then she has to ensure that her lawfully owned and purchased firearm is kept in a location that’s not accessible to the person in the relationship that’s a convicted felon. Such as a lock safe or a location off site or some other place that the person doesn’t have access to.

There’s not one to prevent an arrest in all cases. And sometimes the best policy might be to simply just not own the firearm to avoid problems with law enforcement or problems with some other interpretations of the prohibition on the firearm possession. Under Florida law, you can indeed lawfully possess the weapon, as long as it’s kept out of the access and out of the reach of the person who is the convicted felon.

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