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How I purchase a weapon with a mis. conviction of brandishing in juvi. and domestic court

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Va

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Charge is 12yrs old

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Criminal Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago
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Criminal Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

I am sorry for this dilemma. But not sure I understand your specific question.

You write

how I purchase a weapon with a mis. conviction of brandishing in juvi. and domestic court

what does that mean??

Can you provide some context?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Itryed to purchase a weapon and was denide for a mis. conviction of brandishing in 2005 in va. can I buy a weapon with this old conviction on my record
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
what is the reason I was denide the purchase and is it legal, I HAVE PAID FOR THE ANSWER
Criminal Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

I do not know...that depends...was this a domestic violence issue?

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Criminal Lawyer: P. Simmons, Lawyer replied 7 months ago

Thank you

Under the so called "Lautenberg Law" it is a illegal for a person convicted of a misdemeanor domestic violence crime to possess a firearm.
So if you were convicted of a DV offense? You are prohibited from possessing a weapon

This is the part of my job I don't like...when the law is not in favor of my customer. I wish I could tell you that you can possess a weapon, but I can only provide you information based on the law so that you can act on the best available information to you...I wish I had better news, but can only hope you recognize and understand my predicament and don't shoot the messenger. I'm sorry!

Please let me know if you have more questions. I am happy to help if I can. Otherwise, please rate the answer so I may get credit for my work.

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