Gun Ownership Laws In Hew Hampshire
Many of our clients are gun owners in NH.
If you are arrested and charged with a crime, you should know that your right to own a firearm may hang in the balance depending on the outcome of your case.
For instance, if you are convicted of a felony that is deemed to have been against “person or property”, then you may be prohibited from ever owning a firearm or a deadly weapon in New Hampshire. Federal law may also kick-in and prevent you from owning a firearm as well.
Other circumstances where your right to own a firearm will be compromised is if you are convicted of a crime of domestic violence. Federal law prohibits you from owning a firearm if you are convicted of domestic violence crime.
As you can imagine, the criminal justice system (yes, even in the “live free or die state”) is rife with pitfalls and avenues by which your right to own or carry a firearm could be compromised. Therefore, if you are charged with a crime and you are curious as to how a conviction could impact your right to own or carry a firearm, then please feel free to call or e-mail us.
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