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I lost my gun rights 5-10 years ago due to a felony charge

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I lost my gun rights 5-10 years ago due to a felony charge of conspiring to counterfeit.
Can I get my gun rights back, or have my record washed ? what type of attorney do I need ?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 6 years ago.

Alex Esquire :

Hello. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be glad to help you.

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JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

yes

JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

can I get my gun rights back ?

Alex Esquire :

Were you convicted of state or federal charge?

JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

federal

Alex Esquire :

This will make it more difficult.

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Give me a second to look into something for you.

JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

ok

Alex Esquire :
It remains a FEDERAL felony for a federally convicted felon to EVER own or possess a firearm. The U.S. Criminal Code, makes the penalty for illegal possession of a firearm a mandatory minimum of fifteen (15) years in prison in some cases (Title 18 U.S.C. sec 924(e)(1). At this time federally convicted felons have no solution to their firearm disqualification. Congress has effectively suspended the review of federally convicted felons' petitions for restoration of their firearms privileges, by denying funding for the purpose


Alex Esquire :

So unfortunately you would not qualify at this time for any type of relief, short of getting presidential pardon (which hardly ever given).

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I know this is not an answer you were hoping for, but I am sure you would rather have a correct answer, than an incorrect once that would give you some type of false hope.

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JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

ok, I was just curious because a local deputy told me he would help if I wanted my guns back

JACUSTOMER-pdsmp81w- :

thanks

Alex Esquire :

Do not let local law enforcement give you advice on this as they can be looking to entrap you and score for themselves by busting a federal felon in possession.

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