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Domestic Violence & Your Firearm Rights

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Domestic Violence & Your Firearm Rights


Domestic Violence Charges Can Affect Your Gun Rights

Domestic violence charges not only tarnish your reputation and result in possible jail time, they also can permanently revoke your rights to own firearms. A large number or violent charges that result in a guilty plea or conviction can mean permanent loss of gun rights. In addition, your concealed carry permit can be revoked with just a domestic violence charge. You need the protection of our experienced, knowledgeable Reno domestic violence defense attorney at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Stover. Our team understands how important it is to our clients to retain their rights.

Call our team at (775) 502-1575 to discuss your case and start building a defense.

How Domestic Violence Charges Affect Your Rights

Domestic violence can result in loss of firearm rights in two ways:

  1. Conviction or guilty plea to a misdemeanor domestic violence charge
  2. Placement under an extended order of protection

The specific domestic violence charges that can result in gun loss are:

  • Assault
  • Battery
  • Sexual assault
  • False imprisonment
  • Using force or threat to obtain compliance
  • Unlawful or forcible entry

Domestic violence does not just involve your immediate family. The term “domestic” can include a former girlfriend, boyfriend or spouse, any person who lives with you, the mother or father of your child and/or their subsequent children, or any person related by blood or marriage.

A diligent, insistent defense in these cases is your best chance at avoiding loss of your gun rights. Not only can our Reno domestic violence defense lawyer fight the charges, we can also work to get the charges reduced so you do not lose your conceal carry permit.

Protect Your Right to Own Firearms. Call (775) 502-1575.

If you are convicted of domestic violence or other violent crimes, you can say goodbye to your right to carry and own firearms. You’ll possibly be saying goodbye to home protection, weekend trips to the shooting range and your personal protection. Don’t let your gun rights be revoked. Let our Reno criminal defense attorney fight for you and your rights.

If you are facing charges that might affect your firearm rights, contact our firmto discuss your case. Don’t wait, call now: (775) 502-1575.

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