Legal Question in Civil Rights Law in Florida

I pled guilty to a battery in 2011. I served no jail time and I was put on probation. I had to complete community service and batterer intervention. April 2012, I completed everything. January 2013, I purchased a gun from a dealer and passed the background check. Now I want to apply for a gun license, but I'm confused About the requirements to obtain one. It says, "you are NOT ELIGIBLE for a Florida concealed weapon license unless a period of three years has elapsed since probation or any other conditions set by the court have been fulfilled (or the record has been sealed and expunged)." My question is; do I have to wait till 2015 (3years) or can I obtain a license now since I completed the court ordered community service and intervention program???

Asked on 2/05/13, 5:41 pm

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Joseph Justice The Justice Law Firm
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The answer is yes if your battery was domestic in nature. You may want to consult with an attorney about having your case sealed.

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Answered on 2/05/13, 7:39 pm
Joseph Justice The Justice Law Firm
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I realize my answer is unclear. I meant you will have to wait the 3 years before obtaining a CCP.

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Answered on 2/05/13, 7:41 pm

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