Users' questions

Can you own a gun if you have a restraining order?

Can you own a gun if you have a restraining order?

If your restraining order prohibits you from owning or possessing a firearm (including handguns, rifles, shotguns, or assault weapons), you must either temporarily or permanently relinquish your guns. You can: Sell the gun to a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a law enforcement agency, or.

What to do if a restraining order is filed against you?

If you own a gun and a restraining order is issued against you, you must either: Sell the gun to a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a licensed gun dealer or law enforcement agency, or.

Can you sell a gun to a law enforcement agency?

Most gun dealers and some law enforcement agencies may charge a fee for this service. If you turn the gun into a law enforcement agency, you can still change your mind and sell it. You are allowed to make one sale through a licensed gun dealer.

How long does a restraining order usually last?

How Long Do Restraining Orders Last? The initial temporary restraining order usually lasts 10 days, with a court date set on the day it expires. On that date, you and the person filing a restraining order both need to come to court.

If your restraining order prohibits you from owning or possessing a firearm (including handguns, rifles, shotguns, or assault weapons), you must either temporarily or permanently relinquish your guns. You can: Sell the gun to a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a law enforcement agency, or.

If you own a gun and a restraining order is issued against you, you must either: Sell the gun to a licensed gun dealer. Store the gun with a licensed gun dealer or law enforcement agency, or.

Most gun dealers and some law enforcement agencies may charge a fee for this service. If you turn the gun into a law enforcement agency, you can still change your mind and sell it. You are allowed to make one sale through a licensed gun dealer.

What’s the best way to sell a gun?

Sell your guns. Safe, Legal, Hassle-free. Get started Step 1: Choose the type of gun you’d like to sell. Tell us your firearm’s make and model and provide a picture. We’ll give you an honest appraisal and purchase offer. We guide you through safely packaging your firearm and we pay for all shipping and transfer costs to mail it to us. (it’s free).