I was charged with a felony for auto theft 2 years ago.I am in the process of getting it expuged.My current record shows "judgement deferred no conviction".I would like to know if I will be able to get a TN gun carry permit once expunged.I have been told that the check that is used for that will still fail me once expunged.
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Tennessee
The atf website seems to be in my favor as it mentions the recognition of state expungements.
Thank you for your question. Be sure to go ahead and bookmark www.nateanswers.com for future questions.You will not have any issues received a carry permit in Tennessee once it is expunged. The manual for issuing carry permits is here http://www.tn.gov/sos/rules/1340/1340-02/1340-02-04.pdfIn it, it states(6) The department shall not deny a permit application if: (a) The existence of any arrest or other records concerning the applicant for any indictment, charge, or warrant have been judicially or administratively expunged; or (b) The applicant’s conviction has been set aside by a court of competent jurisdiction; or (c) The applicant, who was rendered infamous or deprived of the rights of citizenship by judgment of any state or federal court, has had his or her full rights of citizenship duly restored pursuant to procedures set forth within Title 40, Chapter 29, or other federal or state laws. You will be able to get a permit once the expungement is complete.Please remember to only rate my answer when you are 100% satisfied. IF you feel the need to rate "Poor Service" or "Bad Service", please stop and reply to me via the REPLY TO EXPERT button with the issue you have. I am not paid unless I get a rating of 3 to 5 Stars/Smiley Faces. If I have helped you with your question, please give me an appropriate rating so that I get credit for helping you. Thank you, Nate
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