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I was sentenced to two years probation when I was 13. My

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I was sentenced to two years probation when I was 13. My record has since been cleared. Can I legally purchase a firearm in the state of missouri
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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago
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I'm reviewing your post. Please be patient as I may need to research for you, and it also takes time to compose and type a reply.

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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

What were you convicted for? Were all of your civil rights restored, including your gun rights?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't remember exactly what the charges were but I'm allowed to legally vote
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't know if that means since I'm allowed to vote that I'm allowed own a gun
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

Sorry for the delay. I was taking a lunch break. Please give me a moment to look up the law in your state.

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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

The state of Missouri will automatically restore your right to vote and your right to hold office once your sentence is over. Your right to sit on a jury, however, is restored only upon a pardon. An expungement or a pardon would restore your state gun rights.

If all of your civil rights are restored by Missouri, including your gun rights, then the Federal government will lift its ban and you would have your full state and Federal rights.

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
How do I find out if that's happened?
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

How did you have your record cleaned up? Was it expunged or just sealed?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I believe it was just sealed
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Charges were originally in Texas and they said that as long as I completed probation and didn't get in anymore trouble when I turned 18 it would be erased
Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

That makes a huge difference, since the only state you referenced on your answer was Missouri.

Did you take a plea in Texas when you resolved your case?

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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 5 months ago

Just checking in to see if you need more help or any clarification of my answer. If so, please reply here on this question thread.

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