A criminal conviction in Minnesota can affect your life long after you are released. For many people in Minnesota, the result of a criminal conviction will be that you are no longer allowed to possess or own a firearm. However, Minnesota gun laws do allow for those with certain convictions to reinstate their firearm rights. Because the gun laws in Minnesota are complex, it is best to retain an experienced Minnesota gun rights attorney to help you through the process.
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Both Minnesota law and Federal law prohibit certain persons from possessing firearms, that includes certain criminal convicts. Minnesota prohibits persons convicted of violent crimes from possessing firearms for the rest of their lives.
Persons who struggle with mental health issues may also be denied their gun rights. Determining whether Minnesota, Federal, or both Minnesota and Federal laws apply to your circumstance can be difficult but our attorneys have extensive experience assisting our clients obtain their gun rights at the State and Federal level.
We may be able to help you with an expungement, a judicial challenge to a denial of a permit to purchase or carry, a petition to restore rights following a conviction, or even a pardon. Prosecutors and police strenuously object to reinstating a person’s rights to possess or carry a firearm so it’s absolutely essential to obtain an attorney as you work towards exercising your Second Amendment Right.
We have successfully represented many clients in their cases to regain their gun rights. Our team of Minneapolis criminal attorneys look forward to discussing your individual case with you.
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