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I am on parole till 2026. i have a drug charge non violent.

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good morning. i am on parole till 2026. i have a drug charge non violent. what doi have to do to get my gun rights back
JA: Was this a first-time offense, or is there a record of criminal activity?
Customer: i have been on deferred probation before but when i saw parole they didnt see it.
JA: In what state did this occur?
Customer: texas
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: no maam
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Criminal Lawyer: Zoey_ JD, JustAnswer Criminal Law Mentor replied 3 months ago

If you are on parole until 2026, your felony will not be completely discharged until then. That means you would not be eligible to apply for the restoration of your rights until your case is fully closed.

From there, five years after your case is over, Texas will allow you to keep a gun in your home for your protection, but you would not be allowed to take it outside of your house. You'd need a pardon from your governor to fully restore your state and Federal second amendment rights.

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