Category Archives: Interstate Move

Non-residents may now get their gun rights restored in Virginia

In 1994, Paul Anthony Leone was convicted of felony possession of marijuana in Virginia.  This conviction stripped him of both his political rights and his right to possess firearms. Years later, in 2012, Mr. Leone, now living in North Carolina, … Continue reading

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Gun rights restoration is a state-by-state process

Since publishing my article about Virginia not recognizing out-of-state gun-rights restorations I have been inundated with questions. The first group of questions prompted a second article about whether a non-resident with a Virginia conviction could get their gun rights restored in … Continue reading

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May a non-resident get their gun rights restored in Virginia?

UPDATE:  As of July 1, 2015 this article is no longer correct.  Non-residents may now get their gun rights restored in Virginia. ……………………………. An increasing percentage of my law practice deals with gun rights restoration.  Therefore, it is not surprising that … Continue reading

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Will Virginia honor a gun rights restoration from another state?

This is not a question that many people think to ask … but if they have had their right to possess firearms restored by another state prior to moving to (or visiting) Virginia then they absolutely should. Because the answer … Continue reading

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What do I need to do regarding my NFA items when I move?

Probably the single question I am asked most frequently by NFA trust clients is “What do I need to do when I move?” When I mentioned this to one of my law school classmates (who does not own any NFA … Continue reading

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