Need Help Evaluating Restoring Your 2nd Amendment Rights In Michigan?

Need Help Evaluating Restoring Your 2nd Amendment Rights In Michigan?

The Basics About Your 2nd Amendment Rights in Michigan Restoring your 2nd Amendment rights in Michigan is becoming more difficult each day. That’s my honest opinion. There are two different ways to obtain a firearm disability, Michigan law and Federal Law. A firearm disability means that a person may be prosecuted for possession of a…

Michigan Automatic Expungement and Firearm Rights

Michigan Automatic Expungement and Firearm Rights

Michigan’s Automatic Expungement Equals Total Chaos Michigan’s Clean Slate has been fully implemented, including the automatic expungement. MCL 780.621(g). Automatic Expungement means that criminal convictions found on a person’s criminal history will fall off or disappear after a set amount of time passes. The process is handled entirely through the Michigan State Police and does…

Carrying  A Concealed Weapon Conviction and Michigan Gun Rights

Carrying A Concealed Weapon Conviction and Michigan Gun Rights

Carrying a concealed weapon is a felony in Michigan. This charge and a typical court plea for this charge can create an unusual firearm disability for the offender. In this article, I will discuss how an often used pretrial negotiation plea can cause a firearm disability. Carrying Concealed Weapon Felony (CCW) under MCL 750.227 The…

Michigan Restoration of Gun Rights. I Can’t Purchase a Gun.

Once Michigan gun rights are restored, why can’t I purchase a gun? There are two bodies of government, State and Federal laws. Both bodies of government pass laws that prohibit a convicted felon from possessing a gun. Michigan’s laws are far more forgiving than the Federal government’s laws. Michigan has automatic restoration of gun rights,…

Case Studies for Restoration of Gun Rights in Michigan

Case Studies for Restoration of Gun Rights in Michigan

In this blog, I wanted to discuss several fact patterns related to restoring gun rights in Michigan.  This blog illustrates how federal law and Michigan law interact together.  Michigan has a broad definition for firearms, where the Federal definition excludes antique firearms, a/k/a black powder firearms.  The two tools to restore gun rights are conviction…

Firearm Rights Restoration in Michigan after a felony conviction

Firearm Rights Restoration in Michigan after a felony conviction

A conviction for a serious crime has consequences, incarceration, fines, restitution, and the loss of gun rights.  Some, but not all, felony convictions result in the defendant effectively losing all their firearm rights.  What exactly happens?  There are two governmental bodies associated with gun rights, the federal government and state government, federal gun rights and…