Can a person on summary probation for two DUIs get gun rights? 45 Answers as of June 14, 2013

Can I buy a gun if I am on summary probation for two dui

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Law Office of Christopher G Humphrey PC | Christopher G Humphrey
There is no such thing as 'summary probation' in Wyoming. I assume you mean supervised probation? Supervised probation means you have a probation officer, and department of corrections has an officer assigned to your case. Department of Corrections has their own rules for officer safety. Guns and other weapons (weapons are undefined) are prohibited. You may not have knives, guns, asps, tasters, pepper spray, or anything that the officer perceives to be a weapon (such as finely sharpened to a point human finger nails). If you are not supervised, and have not received a domestic violence conviction or felony conviction, your guns rights remain in tact. Domestic violence can be a number of convictions ranging from simple battery to reckless endangering. Two DUI s by themselves usually do not prevent gun ownership.
Answer Applies to: Wyoming
Replied: 6/7/2012
Gregory Casale Attorney at Law
Gregory Casale Attorney at Law | Gregory Casale
I have never heard of "summary" probation, but if you have two DUIs you will not get a gun license.
Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
Replied: 6/7/2012
William L. Welch, III Attorney | William L. Welch, III
You might be prohibited, if the state objects that you are a habitual drunkard, pursuant to Public Safety Article 5-133.
Answer Applies to: Maryland
Replied: 6/6/2012
Edward  D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law
Edward D. Dowling IV Attorney at Law | Edward D. Dowling IV
That depends on many factors. i would need to know all the facts and circumstances.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 6/14/2013
The Woods Law Firm
The Woods Law Firm | F.W. Woods Jr.
No.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina
Replied: 6/14/2013
    Mark Thiessen, Attorney at Law
    Mark Thiessen, Attorney at Law | Mark Thiessen
    You have to look at the terms of your probation. Usually, people on probation cannot buy guns, but only a felony conviction prohibits you from ever owning a gun.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 6/4/2012
    Law Office of Gregory Crain | Gregory Crain
    As long as it's not felony probation.
    Answer Applies to: Arkansas
    Replied: 6/4/2012
    Mesiti Law | Benjamin Mesiti
    Thank you for your question, but you may be looking for a different state's laws. Rhode Island does not summary probation, per se.
    Answer Applies to: Rhode Island
    Replied: 6/2/2012
    Benjamin D Gordon, Attorney at Law
    Benjamin D Gordon, Attorney at Law | Benjamin D Gordon
    Generally a DUI conviction will not interfere with your rights to own guns. Any felony conviction (which a DUI could be, if it is a 3rd within 10 years) will preclude you from purchasing or possessing guns. Any domestic violence misdemeanor conviction will preclude you from purchasing or possessing guns. Other than that, you are generally only prohibited from doing so if the judge specifically made it a condition of your probation (unlikely for a DUI).
    Answer Applies to: Utah
    Replied: 6/2/2012
    James M. Osak, P.C.
    James M. Osak, P.C. | James M. Osak
    Contact your local (county) gun board -or- local police department.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Betts Legal Services
    Betts Legal Services | Shawn M. Betts
    DWI's don't invalidate your abiltiy to purchase a gun unless it is a felony-level probation.
    Answer Applies to: Minnesota
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Nelson & Lawless
    Nelson & Lawless | Terry Nelson
    Get gun rights? Felony convictions cause permanent loss of gun rights. Misdemeanors like DUI do not.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Ryan Berman, Esq | Ryan Berman
    You would have to look at the terms of your probation, but generally DUI convictions don't interfere with your gun rights. DUI's are misdemeanors, and only felon's are prohibited from possessing firearms. DUI's will effect cpl licensee's however.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Robert Valles and Associates P.C.
    Robert Valles and Associates P.C. | Robert Valles Jr.
    Yes.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 6/14/2013
    Law Offices of John Carney
    Law Offices of John Carney | John Carney
    Under federal guidelines a misdemeanor DWI or even two will not make you a "prohibited person" for a pistol permit which allows you to carry a gun or "concealed weapon". Your probation terms may not allow you to carry a gun, but that would be unusual. Any felony conviction makes you a "prohibited person" who cannot get a pistol permit.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Law & Mediation Office of Jeffrey L. Pollock, Esq.
    Law & Mediation Office of Jeffrey L. Pollock, Esq. | Jeffrey Lawrence Pollock
    DUIs are Misdemeanors and not Summary Offenses.
    Answer Applies to: Pennsylvania
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Palumbo and Kosofsky
    Palumbo and Kosofsky | Michael Palumbo
    Maybe.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 6/14/2013
    Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
    Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg | Eric Sterkenburg
    There is not a law against a person convicted of one or even two DUI owns a gun. If you are on probation for DUI's you do not have to give up your guns.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Darrell B. Reynolds, P.C. | Darrell B. Reynolds
    You can not buy a gun if you have been convicted of a felony.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Connell-Savela
    Connell-Savela | Jason Savela
    Unless it was prohibited by court order (probation conditions), then you should be able to own a gun. Ask your PO for a copy of the prob condits or just ask the PO the question.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Law Office of Edward J. Blum
    Law Office of Edward J. Blum | Edward J. Blum
    It depends on the express terms of your probation.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Timothy J. Thill P.C.
    Timothy J. Thill P.C. | Timothy J. Thill
    Obviously this is not a probation you received in Illinois, as there is no such probation here. I would imagine that you should contact the licensing authority in your state and inquire from that agency whether you can get an FOID to possess a firearm.
    Answer Applies to: Illinois
    Replied: 6/2/2012
    Law Office of Carl A. Munson | Carl Munson
    Unless you have some other conviction or reason you are not allowed to possess a firearm, a dui conviction, as far as I know, does not affect your right to possess a firearm.
    Answer Applies to: Washington
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Dennis Roberts, a P.C.
    Dennis Roberts, a P.C. | Dennis Roberts
    Yes but don't drink and shoot.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Law Office of Richard Williams
    Law Office of Richard Williams | Richard Williams
    Why take a chance? Wait till you are off of probation and then check with your porabtion officer. It can be a federal offense to own a gun if you are addicted to illegal drugs or alcohol.
    Answer Applies to: Alabama
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    San Diego DUI Law Center
    San Diego DUI Law Center | Rick Mueller
    Yes.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 6/14/2013
    The Short Law Group, P.C.
    The Short Law Group, P.C. | Shawn Kollie
    Typically a condition of probation (among other things) is that you do not possess firearms while on probation. With the help of an attorney you can request to terminate probation early. Typically this is granted when you have completed all their court ordered treatment, paid fines/fees, and completed all other orders of the court. Once this has been completed, talk with a Criminal Defense Attorney about early termination of probation so you can possess firearms.
    Answer Applies to: Oregon
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Glass Defense Firm
    Glass Defense Firm | Jason M. Glass
    If they are not felonies, you will not be prohibited from buying one. However, you may be violating a term of your probation by possessing a firearm.
    Answer Applies to: West Virginia
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Andersen Staab PLLC
    Andersen Staab PLLC | F. Dayle Andersen
    Most misdemeanor conviction do not void your gun rights.
    Answer Applies to: Washington
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    Law office of Robert D. Scott | Robert Scott
    A firearms dealer should be able to tell you whether or not your criminal record precludes the sell of a firearm to you.
    Answer Applies to: Maryland
    Replied: 6/1/2012
    R. Jason de Groot, P.A
    R. Jason de Groot, P.A | R. Jason de Groot
    If you are on probation for two dui cases, you should consider waiting until after the probation is completed successfully. If you were not convicted of a felony, your right to have a gun was not taken away.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 6/1/2012
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