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PO Box 16309
Bristol, VA 24209
Office: (276) 206-9615
Fax: (703) 890-2485
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“John represented me at my hearing in Fairfax County Circuit Court for my Petition for Restoration of Firearms Rights. My case was a bit complex and it incorporated some new legislation that John was very educated on. The legislation was so new that the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the Judge did not have any knowledge of it. John’s actions in the courtroom to bring the new legislation to the attention of the court were astonishing and brilliant; even bringing a smile to the Judge and pat on the back from a fellow attorney after the hearing.
John’s flat rate pricing for representation is amazingly affordable. He is true to his word, communicates through out the entire process and works diligently to represent you. I highly recommend John Pierce.” - Shawn
“I contacted John via email regarding trust and estate work that I needed and questions that I had. He called me that same day, walked me through the process, took adequate time and was very patient in responding to my questions. He is very down to earth and professional. I was astounded as I found he was on travel, yet he took the time to personally contact me. He was very responsive in following up with the documents that I needed. I am extremely pleased and appreciative of the time he took with me and his outstanding level of service. I've worked with a number of attorneys in my profession and John exceeds the standards that I am accustomed to. I highly recommend him.” - Ron
Category Archives: Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit
Does a center console count as a ‘secured container’ for purposes of the Virginia concealed carry law?
Last year I received a call from a prospective client who had been charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a permit. For purposes of this article, we will call him ‘Bob’. Bob had been initially appointed counsel and was … Continue reading
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Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?
“Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?” I was asked this question today and thought it would make a good article. As is often the case with seemingly simple questions like this one, there are nuances that … Continue reading
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Are folding stocks legal in Virginia?
Every so often I get an email or a phone call from someone who is convinced that folding stocks are illegal in Virginia. Just to be clear … these people are wrong. Folding stocks are certainly legal in Virginia! So … Continue reading
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Does ASAP count as ‘mandatory outpatient treatment’ when applying for a Virginia CHP?
I received an email today from someone who was confused by the language on the Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit application. For simplicity sake I will call her Terry (not her real name) throughout the rest of this article. Terry had been … Continue reading
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Completing a Form 4 after your gun rights have been restored
A number of my clients who have succeeded in having their gun rights restored have since made full use of their restored rights. They have successfully purchased one or more Title I firearms, applied for a concealed carry permit, and are now ready to add … Continue reading
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