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Hi, I had a restraining order issued in 2012. It was recently

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I had a restraining order issued in 2012. It was recently dropped last month. I was not charged with anything except for attending a 52 week DV program. Now that the restraining order is dropped, are my rights restored to purchase firearms?
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. I would like to assist you with your question today.

Assuming the restraining order was the only thing that was blocking your right to purchase firearms, your rights should be restored when the order expires or was otherwise removed. If it is still showing up as a block you will want to follow up with the clerk of courts where the restraining order was issued and remind them to complete and send in the paperwork related to the removal of the Brady Bill disqualification.

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