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There are 2 applicable reasons that might impact your ability to own a gun.
1) A mandatory consequence resulting from a Domestic Violence conviction in Washington state is the loss of your right to possess a firearm. The prohibition against possession of firearms has no expiration date and is permanent a Court reinstates you right to ownership. since you have not been convicted this prob ably does not apply yet.
2) In Washington no person may own, possess, or have in his or her control any firearm, if that person has been involuntarily committed for mental health treatment, and their right to own a firearm has not been restored.
I am guessing that based on the second reason you access to guns has been taken away. You will need to ask a Judge to restore you rights to own a firearm.
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The doctor diagnosis was " Depression " not that I wasn't in my right state of mind. So a person that is depressed can't own a gun ?.
The issue is not whether you are depressed the issue is that you were sent to a hospital for observation, diagnosis and treatment. When you guns were taken the police did not know the diagnosis. You now have to petition the Court indicating what you diagnosis is, the treatment, and ask the judge for your right to own a gun.
Depressed people commit suicide,and shoot others. You need to convince the Court your condition is not serious enough to warrant prohibition ownership of a gun. Many States are enacting laws to protect the public after school shootings in multiple states, and the shooting of a Congresswoman in Arizona by an individual on medication for depression.
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