Can the prosecutor prohibit me from possessing a firearm (need an attorney)?
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Both state law and federal law probably prohibit you. There are a great many nuances in these laws though. You will need to consult private with an attorney to get answers to your questions. You can look up the federal Lautenberg Amendment. Also, chapter 624 of Minnesota statutes include prohibitions on any felon possessing guns while on probation, and domestic strangulation is a "crime of violence" under Minnesota law that triggers a lifetime prohibition.
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Yes. It falls under a federal statute , formerly known as the Brady Bill, which precludes possession of a firearm for those convicted of a domestic assault. A felony assault by strangulation falls under that category.
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