Can You Be Restricted from Owning a Firearm as a Result of an Order of Protection?


A judge may order a defendant to turn over his or her firearms if the judge finds the defendant poses a credible threat to the plaintiff or other protected persons. The person subject to such an order must surrender his or her firearms to a local law enforcement agency.

You may, however, request the return of your firearms after the protective order expires or may seek a hearing before that order expires to allow you to obtain the return of your firearms.Can You be Restricted from Owning a Firearm as a Result of an Order of Protection You should, however, consult with an attorney because there are serious implications to your right to possess any firearm should you request a hearing on the Order of Protection and you lose.

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