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Can I get a concealed weapons carry permit with a misdemeanor?

Rochester, NY |

misdemanor was a plea down from a felony to endangering the welfare of a child.

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Not likely. You might consult with a local attorney who has experience in obtaining permits for clients, as opposed to the capability to do so, and ask whether first obtaining a certificate of relief from disabilities would be advantageous.

Some county court judges will consider such an application accompanied with a letter of explanation, but you should realize the circumstances you describe are a huge hurdle.

What if judges routinely granted permits to people who had a record of violence, and even just one of those people committed an illegal act while armed?

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