Misdemeanor Crime of Domestic Violence

Answers to some common questions on the use or purchase of a firearm(s) by a person convicted of a domestic violence crime.

X was convicted of misdemeanor assault on October 10, 1996, for beating his wife. Assault has as an element the use of physical force, but is not specifically a domestic violence offense. May X lawfully possess firearms or ammunition?

Last Reviewed June 18, 2015