What Disqualifies You From Owning a Gun in Wisconsin?
While the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution and the Wisconsin Constitution protects your right to own or carry a firearm, there are exceptions. Not everyone is allowed to own and carry a firearm.
Keep reading to learn what can disqualify you from owning a gun in Wisconsin.
Criminal Offenses Can Disqualify You
Certain criminal offense convictions will impact your right to own a gun. If you are convicted of any of the following offenses, you may not own a gun in Wisconsin:
- A felony in Wisconsin or any other state
- Adjudicated delinquent in a crime
- Court ordered not to possess a firearm
- Enjoined under an injunction
- Under a tribal injunction, issued by any federally recognized Wisconsin Indigenous tribe or band
- Drug convictions in the past year
- Misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence
- Misdemeanor domestic abuse
Characteristics Can Disqualify You
If you fall under any of the following characteristics or actions, you may not own a gun in Wisconsin:
- Illegal or unlawful resident
- Renounced United States citizenship
- Dishonorably discharged from the armed forces
- It is determined you are mentally unstable or committed to any psychological institution
- It is determined that you are not guilty of a crime due to a psychological disease or defect, insanity, or illness
- Committed for certain treatments
- Drug users or addicts of controlled substances
- A fugitive from justice
- A juvenile involved in a felony
If you’ve been arrested for a weapon or gun crime in Wisconsin, it’s imperative that you seek legal representation immediately. Your freedom is not something you should be willing to take a chance with. Our team is highly skilled in these types of legal matters and has helped many others clear their names of charges. Let us see if we can help you too.
Contact our experienced attorneys at Ahmad & Associates today by calling (414) 928-7771 or by filling out our online contact form.