Law Office of Richard Williams | Richard Williams
I do not believe that a conviction for possession of marihuana for personal use (misdemeanor) would cause one to lose their gun rights. It may be a problem with the Sheriff's office providing a pistol permit but shoud not be a bar.
Answer Applies to: Alabama
Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
If you got 710 probation, a special probation for first time offenders, you can get the charge expunged. If you got regular probation, you cannot get it expunged. Check with the Clerk of Court in the county where the case was handled, to find out for sure if your case can be exchanged.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
Charles M. Schiff, Attorney at Law | Charles M. Schiff
A misdemeanor marijuana possession conviction should not affect your "gun rights". At the felony level, controlled substance offenses are considered "crimes of violence" and do affect the right to possess firearms.
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
R. Jason de Groot, P.A | R. Jason de Groot
It is criminal and if adjudication was withheld you might be able to get the records sealed and then expunged. Since it was more than 8 years ago you might be able to get your gun rights back. Consult with an attorney, or do an internet search for Florida Clemency, download the forms and rules.
Answer Applies to: Florida