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Hello. If I got a felony in PA in 2008. I now reside in VA since 2011. I received my civil rights minus my firearms privileges from the governor of VA. On the letter it states "To regain state firearms privileges, you must apply through the circuit court of your residence."

Lawyer's Assistant: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?

PA. Intimidate Witness

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

Non-violent

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Nothing has been filed I did receive my civil right from the gov

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Even though the governor of VA restored your basic civil rights in VA, in order to get your firearm rights restored, you must file a petition for pardon with the Pennsylvania board of pardon and parole with restoration of firearms rights. You must get the firearm restoration from the governor of Pennsylvania, since the VA court cannot give you firearm rights taken away by a sister state. The letter you received telling you to go to circuit court is a form letter for people who were convicted in VA, but you were not convicted in VA, so you would need to go to PA to seek your firearms rights restored.

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