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Restoration of Gun Rights

How to Restore Gun Rights in California

There are two ways to restore firearm possession rights in California:

  • Reduction of a felony to a misdemeanor under California Penal Code § 17(b), which allows a reduction when this is “in the interests of justice.”
  • Applying for a gubernatorial pardon.

Under Penal Code § 17(b). A reduction of charges under § 17(b) will restore firearm rights as long as the defendant has no other prior disqualifying convictions. The other option is a pardon from the Governor of California. The Governor of California has the authority to pardon certain felony convictions, if the applicant has “demonstrated exemplary behavior following conviction for a felony.”

Restoring gun rights may be difficult, but it is not impossible. With an Atascadero gun rights attorney from our firm by your side, you can take advantage of the opportunities available to you. We will work with you to find a real solution and will then apply our resources, experience, and knowledge to restoring your right to own a firearm.

To learn more about felony convictions and gun rights, call our firm at (805) 919-8889.

The loss of the right to purchase or possess a firearm is one of the many consequences of a felony conviction in California. Fortunately, there are ways to restore your gun rights. An Atascadero criminal defense lawyer at the Law Offices of William Ausman can determine what approach may work based on your individual situation and needs.

For nearly two decades, we have committed our legal practice to helping people in all walks of life overcome difficult obstacles to face brighter futures. One such obstacle is the loss of gun rights, and by understanding the facts of your case inside and out, we can determine whether you are eligible for restoration and how to best proceed.

Contact the Law Offices of William Ausman at (805) 919-8889 today to see how we can help you with this important issue. We serve San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, and the surrounding areas.

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