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weapon,whetger JA: In what state did...
Perhaps.id like to know if I'm allowed to purchase a weapon,whetger
JA: In what state did this occur?
Customer: Whether it's a regular gun,long gun or just black powder since I do have arrest record but was never in jail.want to find out without getting in trouble for even asking
JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?
Customer: No sir
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not sure.as I am new to this.been twenty years...but,just want to know before I try,get in trouble.
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Criminal Lawyer: CalAttorney2, Attorney replied 1 year ago
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Criminal Lawyer: CalAttorney2, Attorney replied 1 year ago

Dear Customer,

Thank you for using the forum. My name is ***** ***** I hope to assist you today.

You say that you were arrested, but there was never any conviction (you were not convicted of a crime, nor did you serve any jail or prison time). An arrest alone will not prevent you from purchasing a firearm.

However, do be aware, purchase of a firearm (long gun or handgun) will require you to go through a federal background check from a licensed firearm dealer, this is required for ALL purchasers, and it does take 10-14 days depending on the state.
Ensure that you are buying your gun either from or through a reputable and licensed firearm dealer (so if you plan on buying a gun from a private party, the transaction needs to be completed through a licensed dealer such as a gun store).

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Not true. If from a private seller, dealer, no check. I did not say I wasn't convicted. I said I did not go to jail. There ARE STIPULATION S AUTO what big can buy, since not violent crime. Plus there's vintage guns, black powder etc. Seems to be I know a lot more. Hey, I was setup, not guilty but is on record. I had probation for the but.. If charges were not over a year, it stipulates I COULD purchase some sort if weapon legally. So, sir. With all due respect, u are already wrong.
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What were you convicted of and, more importantly, what was the maximum possible sentence you could have received for the crime?

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