NICS Denials and Appeals
If you were denied by NICS for an event that took place in New York State, whether it was related to police contact, family court, or a hospital visit, we can help you restore your Second Amendment rights. As many of you know, the purchase of a firearm in New York requires approval through the…Read More
Sealing a Felony Conviction Does NOT Restore Gun Rights
Only a Certificate of Relief from Civil Disabilities will restore your Second Amendment rights. A man who recently had a felony conviction sealed through the State’s ‘expungement’ law (Penal Law 160.59) wondered if the Sealing Order was sufficient to restore his 2A rights. A fingerprint run through the FBI and DCJS revealed that, despite the…Read More
Applying for a Pistol License – Do I Need an Attorney?
The majority of the phone calls that I receive are from individuals who call me after they have submitted their pistol license application and have received a denial letter from the licensing authority – the Judge, the Sheriff’s Office or the Police Commissioner. I think that we can all agree that the best approach to…Read More