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I was charged with possession of a firearm as a minor (15), through the juvenile court sysytem, can i buy a gun as a adult now?

Arlington, TX |

now that im older i have not been in trouble with the law and i have never been convicted with a felony through the adult court.

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  1. Depends on what happened with that case. You can research online what qualifies and disqualifies you.

    Check out these two links, looking at the applications in particular for what does and does not disqualify. (Generally, carrying a gun is a misdemeanor offense except on certain properties.)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Form_4473#eForm_4473

    http://www.atf.gov/forms/firearms/

    Cynthia Henley
    713-222-1220


  2. It depends on how you were adjudicated. Use the links that Ms. Henley provided and look at your adjudication paperwork to see if you are eligible. Good Luck.


  3. A juvenile case should not prevent you from gun ownership. It is good suggestion to review the application at the website provided in the previous answer. Good Luck.

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