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Understanding Firearms Laws to Assist Domestic Violence Victims
 
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OVCRC
10/26/2011
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I wonder who does the law in the State of California on firearms in the home and a conviction for domestic violence?
SILVIA
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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When the abuser is a hunter and own several hunting weapons like guns, riffles, bows, knifes...and he has a potential to became physically abusive to his victims. all the allegations against him are verbal...
Cristina
10/26/2011
arrow icon Maxine and Cristina, you may want to get in touch with the N...
Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
arrow icon Part 1. The Gun Control Act prohibits the possession of fire...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
arrow icon you are correct. i was hoping to find a way arround it to re...
Cristina
10/26/2011
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Maxine Lantz
10/26/2011
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Good afternoon, I direct a domestic violence clinic in Indiana and have had both success and failure in seeking to have a respondent who has an order of proction banned from possessing a weapon under stat...
Geneva Brown
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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The domestic violence forefront has implemented a variety of risk assessments for both likelihood of abuse but also lethality. Is there any equivalent of risk assessment in the process of purchasing firear...
David
10/26/2011
arrow icon Rob, I know it's an impossible question to answer, and if yo...
David
10/26/2011
arrow icon David, many local, state and national organizations are in a...
Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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David
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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Is it mandatory that a Law Enforcement Officer in any State, convicted of a DV charge, can no longer possess a firearm?
Jim P
10/26/2011
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Sarah J
10/26/2011
arrow icon 18 USC 922 (g)(8) which prohibits persons subject to a quali...
Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Cristina
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Sarah J
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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Ch 39 injunctions are not currently entered into FCIC and this has resulted in firearms being returned to respondents. I have been told this is an issue in Tallahassee and feel this is a safety issue for ...
Donna
10/26/2011
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Donna
10/26/2011
arrow icon Donna, I don't know what state administrative orders exist i...
Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Donna
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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What resources can be used to help explain or understand the laws?
Christina
10/26/2011
arrow icon ATF publishes the Federal Firearms Regulations Reference Gui...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Who exactly has the right to remove guns after a DV misdemeanor conviction or the issuance of an extended protection order under the federal laws
Maxine Lantz
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Maxine Lantz
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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What were your concerns, with regard to security and safety, relative to community evacuations due to recent natural disasters and the presence of firearms in the home? How were these matters addressed at ...
Jerome Wallace
10/26/2011
arrow icon Part 2. Note that 18 U.S.C. Section 926(A) provides, in part...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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Asked on behalf of students in Victimology & Victim Services course @ Becker College, Worcester MA. Good Afternoon Attys. Valente and Vann, Do you believe that a person in a household who has a prev...
Prof. K Woods
10/26/2011
arrow icon Part 2. The Supreme Court reasoned that the definition of mi...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
arrow icon Part 1. In order to qualify as a Misdemeanor Crime of Domes...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
arrow icon Can a procecutor legally omit the domestic abuse language to...
Jill
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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Rob Valente
10/26/2011
arrow icon Domestic violence is a pervasive societal problem that affec...
Rob Valente
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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There have been great changes in DV law in NYS around access to firearms. What I'm not clear on are the penalties should someone with a criminal history of DV obtain or utilize firearms?
Chloe H.
10/26/2011
arrow icon 18 U.S.C. Section 921(a)(33)(A) defines (with exceptions not...
James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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James P. Vann
10/26/2011
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START GUEST HOST SESSION - The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is pleased to welcome Rob Valente and James P. Vann to the OVC Web Forum. They are available to answer your questions on understanding firea...
OVCRC
10/26/2011
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