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Question: I got a felony in 2004 in which I was placed on probation all rights were restored exspect the right to bare arms well may of this year my boyfriend was killed there was a gun laying close by his head when I found him I picked up the gun and handed it off so no one could get it now I'm being charged with prohibited is there anyway I can get this dismissed

Answer:
The court systems unfortunately do not work this way.  It is at their discretion to dismiss charges based on evidence and the circumstance surrounding the crime that it is attempting to charge the individual with, additionally the law applies to individual who have been convicted and completed their sentences regardless of the length of time distanced from the conviction.  
    It is also important to note that federal gun laws prohibit individuals who have felonies are banned from purchasing, possessing or even residing in a home where firearms are kept. It would be wise to find out what the charges are and hiring an attorney to file a petition with the court to be heard if specific circumstances do not support the charges.

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  • I got a felony in 2004 in which I was placed on probation all rights were restored exspect the right to bare arms well may of this year my boyfriend was killed there was a gun laying close by his head when I found him I picked up the gun and handed it off so no one could get it now I'm being charged with prohibited is there anyway I can get this dismissed

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