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So long as this misdemeanor was not a crime of domestic violence, and unless the misdemeanor was one that could be punishable by more than a year in jail, you should have your gun rights still and should be able to buy a weapon once any protective order issued because of the case is no longer in effect. If you are still declined, you'd need to appeal the denial.
On the other hand, Michigan does have something called a "high court misdemeanor" which has a maximum possible sentence of two years of incarceration. If you pled to a high court misdemeanor, then you did lose both your state and Federal gun rights.
Under those circumstances, in order to get your gun rights back in Michigan, you'd need to get your old case expunged. That expungement must specifically state that your rights are restored. Otherwise, if it does not or if you're not eligible for an expungement, you'd need a pardon from the governor of Michigan to restore your rights
Here's the application for expungement in Michigan. And here's the pardon application as well. Neither requires a lawyer.
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