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The DOJ sent me a letter after my firearm purchase stating denial is due to PC 243. I have a PC 243 (B) battery on a peace officer/ emergency personal/ ETC. A 243 is spousal abuse.
I was convicted on 7/25/08 and released early from probation 11/04/10 then later a order of dismissal PC 1203.4, 1203.4a on 11/19/10. Do I need to proceed with PC section 4852.01 et seq. or does my PC 243 (B) not fall under the California 10 year ban and if so is the attorney generals office wrong? what should be my next step?
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I'm a little confused by your facts. Were you convicted for spousal abuse or any crime involving domestic violence?

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no I was convicted of PC 243 (B) battery on a peace officer/ emergency personal/ ETC. It was a misdemeanor that is now expunged
Lawyer: Dwayne B., Attorney replied 1 year ago

The CA statutes (PC 29805) state that a conviction of 243 results in a ten year ban.

The actual CA statutes that are relied on for the 10 year ban can be seen at http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=pen&group=29001-30000&file=29800-29830

So that would mean that you need to proceed with 4852.01 and get the Certificate of Rehabilitation.

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Lawyer: Dwayne B., Attorney replied 1 year ago

I do understand the confusion and those sections of the Penal Code are some of the most poorly worded I have seen.

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