Legal Question in Constitutional Law in New Hampshire

gun laws and A felony

I was convicted in '97 for a felony out of M.A. I now live in N.H. can I legally purchase and own a firearm in N.H.

Asked on 11/29/08, 9:47 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Andrew Winters Cohen & Winters, PLLC

Re: gun laws and A felony

Almost certainly not (it technically depends on the nature of the Mass. felony conviction). Not only can you not purchase or own a firearm, you can't even possess one - meaning have it under your control or ownership in any manner. If you do it's a felony punishable by a prison sentence.

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Answered on 11/29/08, 11:46 pm

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