Can a Lifetime Ban on Owning a Firearm Apply After a Misdemeanor Conviction For Domestic Violence?

It is almost always a shock to our clients in a misdemeanor case for domestic violence that the conviction, although not a felony, has the lifetime consequence of barring our client from ever owning a firearm.  We have received dozens of phone calls from folks who were represented by the public defender when they entered such a misdemeanor plea and now, realizing the consequences of the plea, wish to undo it somehow.  To read more about this issue, click on the following link to read a short article on the topic.


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