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If you have been charged with domestic violence simple assault

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If you have been charged with domestic violence simple assault in the state of Mississippi. And it was expunged off of your record. Can you apply for a Firearms permit afterwards? If so how do you answer the question have you ever been convicted of domestic violence on the application?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 5 months ago.
Hello, Yes you can apply. On a government application, however you should disclose the conviction, because they can find it anyway. They are the government. Answer "yes" to the question, and find a place to make a note that says "Expunged"
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 5 months ago.
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