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Can a Felon Own a Gun?

Gun Ownership with a Felony At WipeRecord, we’re asked the same question every day: can a felon own a gun? The general answer to this question is no, a felon cannot legally own a firearm under federal or state law. However, in many cases it is possible to fully restore your 2nd Amendment rights. Current …

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How to Restore Your Minnesota Gun Rights

Restore Your Minnesota Gun Rights Minnesota gun rights restoration is complicated because it involves both federal and state law.  You need to restore gun rights under both federal and Minnesota law to legally own a gun. If you fail to also restore your federal gun rights and you’re probably committing a felony if you buy …

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How to Restore Your Ohio Gun Rights

Americans have a Constitutional right to bear arms. However, when convicted of certain criminal offenses, your 2nd Amendment rights can be taken away. The federal Gun Control Act and Ohio law both can take away your gun rights based on certain convictions. Thankfully, you can often legally restore your Ohio gun rights under Ohio law. …

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Ohio Firearm Rights Restoration

Restore Your Right to Own a Gun in Indiana

Federal Firearm Rights vs. Indiana Firearm Rights It is important to understand that restoring your firearm rights and ability to purchase and own a gun are governed by both Indiana law and federal law.  Therefore, your ability to restore your firearm rights depends on both Indiana law and federal law. It also depends on what …

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Indiana Firearm Rights Restoration

I Have A Criminal Record and I Want To Join The Military

Joining the Military with a Criminal Record We get this question a lot – especially from people with felonies. A young and brave man or woman wants to join the military and serve their country, but their past life holds a criminal record. Is joining the United States Armed Forces possible with a criminal record …

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How to Restore Firearm Rights in New York

The collateral consequences of a criminal conviction can be devastating and enduring.  A felony conviction affects civil rights, firearm rights, and can be a huge barrier to employment opportunities.  Fortunately, New York offers multiple forms of relief for individuals with criminal convictions.  The benefits that come with these various forms of relief are immense, particularly …

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How to Restore Firearm Rights in California

Restoring Your Gun Rights in California California Gun Restrictions The Second Amendment right to bear arms is a Constitutional right that many Americans hold dearly.  There are a number of ways your right to own a gun in California may be taken from you. Your gun rights can be taken away in California for any …

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California Firearm Rights Restoration

Driving for Uber, Lyft, or Other Ridesharing Companies with a Criminal Record

The debate about Uber, Lyft, and other ride sharing companies has come under scrutiny over the last year for the manner in which they perform background checks on their drivers.  Many cities across the country have enacted laws intended to impose more stringent background checks on drivers for ride sharing companies.  In some cases, Uber has …

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New Oregon Law Allows Expungement for Nearly All Felony Drug Convictions

Big news out of Oregon! Oregon Senate Bill 908 has greatly expanded Oregon Expungement Law to include Class B felony convictions for possession of essentially all drugs including Schedule 1 Substances. Schedule 1 Drugs include: Heroin | LSD | Marijuana | Mescaline (Peyote) | GHB | Ecstasy (MDMA) | Psilocybin (Mushrooms) | Methaqualone (Quaalude) | Khat …

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What Are the Expungement Laws in Kentucky?

A new law passed in Kentucky allows state residents who have been convicted of a certain classification of a felony to apply for record clearing, provided they have not racked up any additional charges after the completion of their sentence. Certain crimes remain ineligible for record clearing, specifically crimes involving or related to public corruption, …

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