How to clear a Restraining order in order to teach concealed carry classes?
2 attorney answers
"I didn't bother to fight it because I didn't think it would matter."
Bet you're regretting that foolish decision right about now (and I'll bet it haunts you later as well...).
The DVRO is a civil case, it cannot be sealed or expunged and even if it could you;d likely have to disclose it for licensing purposes.
Regardless, and as asked, his is not a criminal defense question; It is an administrative / regulatory / licensing question, and no lawyer can tell you whether or not you will either get a CWP or be licensed as a firearms instructor.
If you want to increase your odds at getting a competent answer then you should ask the only folks who can provide you an answer, to wit: the FL Dept. of Agriculture, Div or Licensing . For your convenience I have attached a link to their website below.
Please see: http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Licensing/Concealed-Weapon-License
Wishing you luck and hoping that I have been helpful in properly re-directing your question.
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What do you mean by "clear?" It cannot be sealed or expunged and will be a public record forever. He is dissolving the order, so in your mind will that clear it? Read Mr. Haber's response again.
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