Attorney forGun & Weapon Charges in Virginia
Your Constitutional Rights Regarding Guns & Firearms
In the United States, the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution and Article I, Section 13 of the Constitution of Virginia allows citizens the right to keep and bear arms. However, there are circumstances in which the government can restrict these rights. If you have been convicted of a felony or have a restraining order against you, your right to own a firearm may be severely restricted. If you have been convicted of any of the following crimes or circumstances, your right to carry a firearm may be restricted or revoked:
Acquittal by reason of insanity
Active warrant for a misdemeanor or felony
Dishonorably discharged from Armed Forces
Misdemeanor punishable by more than 2 years
Indictment for a felony
Involuntary admittance to mental health treatment facility
Adjudicated as a juvenile
If your record has been free from any accidents for a long period of time, you may be able to petition to have your gun rights restored. Contact The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC in Roanoke, VA, to find out how we can help restore your gun rights today!
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While most firearms are not required to be registered in the state of Virginia, machine guns are. You are able to legally carry a firearm openly in most areas, but you must have a concealed weapon permit for covered handguns., which you must keep with you as long as you have the gun. If you would like to learn more about your rights to carry or use firearms, or are in need of quality legal assistance, contact The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC in Roanoke, VA, today. Regardless of circumstance, we guarantee the highest level of defense and other legal services. We take the time to understand your case, so you can rest assured that you will be in good hands from start to finish.