Can I own a firearm if I have an order of protection against me?

Individuals who have an order of protection against them cannot possess a firearm. Those subjected to a court-ordered domestic violence order of protection are prohibited from having a firearms license.

In addition, the court must revoke any existing firearms license in their name if the crime is a felony or serious offense, the person’s conduct leading to the order of protection caused physical injury, or it involved using or threatening the use of a deadly weapon.

The court will also order the firearms to be surrendered immediately if it finds there is a substantial risk of the defendant using or threatening to use a firearm against the person who petitioned for the order of protection and others, like the petitioner’s children.

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