Legal Question in Constitutional Law in Virginia

hi, i had all of my rights restored a little over a year ago with no restrictions, when can i get a conceal carry permit? i know i can open carry im just curious about the conceal carry because i dont want to take a class if i have to wait a certain amount of time after my rights have been restored to apply for a conceal carry permit.

Asked on 1/20/13, 3:41 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law

The mere restoration of your civil rights, e.g., the right to vote,

serve on a jury, etc., does not necessarily mean that you have the right to own or possess firearms.

You could petition your local circuit court for a hearing on your request

for a concealed carry permit and see what happens.

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Answered on 1/21/13, 7:02 am


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