Category Archives: Virginia State Police

The current application form for a Virginia CHP misstates the requirements for certain restoration scenarios

In assisting one of my clients I have discovered several errors in the current version of the Application for a Concealed Handgun Permit (SP-248) that I believe need to be corrected. The issues are on page 2 in the Form … 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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Applying for a Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit after your gun rights have been restored

I recently wrote an article in which I described how to complete the ATF Form 4473 and the accompanying Virginia state form when purchasing a firearm after having your gun rights restored. In that article I noted that the instructions … Continue reading

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