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CAN I PURCHASE A HANDGUN WITH A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE

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CAN I PURCHASE A HANDGUN WITH A MISDEMEANOR CHARGE ?
What state are you located in?

What type of a misdemeanor charge was it? What was it for?

How long ago did you get the charge?


Sincerely,

Dimitry Alexander Kaplun, Esq.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

PHILADELPHIA,PENNSYLVANIA

 

1ST DEGREE, VIOLATED AN UNLICENSE FIREARM (VUFA)

 

APRIL 2005

I could not find anything on point that stated that you could not purchase a gun. With your charge, however, I was expecting to find a ban, but there is not one on the books that i could see. Nonetheless, Philadelphia has stringent carry laws as relating to other Pennsylania jurisdictions, and even if are able to purchase, it is unlikely you will be able to get a carry permit.

I suggest you go to a gun dealer and have him run an insta-check. If it comes back clean, you can purchase a handgun. The test costs 5-10 dollars, and will reliably tell you right away.

Sincerely,

Dimitry Alexander Kaplun, Esq.
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