A Gun Rights Lawyer Can Protect Your Rights

As a gun rights lawyer, we work closely with upholding the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States which states that “A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Unfortunately, very often, state legislators do not fully understand a duty to protect the Second Amendment. If you find yourself in a situation where your Second Amendment rights have been violated, you need to get a gun rights lawyer on your side immediately.

WE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO FIGHT FOR YOUR RIGHTS

In some cases, both state legislators and local law enforcement are not necessarily always aware of ongoing federal lawsuits and changes to federal law. A client can find him or herself having a Second Amendment right stripped away by an overzealous legislator or team of law enforcement professionals.

As a gun rights lawyer, we know that there are different statutes and regulations based on the federal and state level. Federal law regulates gun owners to some degree, placing restrictions specifically on the type of firearm and their ownership. The National Firearms Act, for instance, places very specific restrictions on the sale, or even the possession of, short barreled shotguns, machine guns, and silencers. Even the possession of one of these types of guns without the proper permissions can cause a great deal of legal issues, requiring one to hire a gun rights lawyer immediately.

Anyone who is unsure about the laws concerning firearms that are covered under the National Firearms Act, including suppressors, he or she needs to have a conversation with a gun rights lawyer. The proper gun rights lawyer can apprise the individual of the correct laws to avoid legal trouble. In addition to the National Firearms Act, individuals also need to be aware of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. The act states that one cannot have a gun for personal or business use if he or she meets one of the following criteria:

IF ONE IS CONVICTED OF A CRIME

Individuals are not permitted to have a gun under federal statute if they were convicted of a crime that is punishable by being in prison for more than one year. Individuals are also not allowed to have a gun, legally, if they are a fugitive from justice or have jumped bail.

IF ONE IS ADDICTED TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES

Individuals are probably going to be banned from owning a firearm, under federal gun laws, if they are addicted to, have made illegal use of, or sold any controlled substances. We can over what this entails in greater detail at an appointment.

IF ONE IS UNLAWFULLY IN THE U.S.

If an individual is in the U.S. unlawfully, is an illegal alien or is an undocumented worker, then he or she cannot own firearms. Under federal gun laws, this individual will face legal troubles for possessing or owning any form of firearms.

IF ONE IS DISHONORABLY DISCHARGED

If anyone is dishonorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces, denounces U.S. citizenship or is a foreign national on a temporary visa, then he or she will probably not be allowed to own a firearm.

If you have been arrested and accused of violating a gun law, call our office and schedule a consultation.

NOTE: THIS IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE LEGAL ADVICE.

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