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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.
Are local criminal ordinances "misdemeanors under state law" for purposes of 18 U.S.C. 922(d)(9) and (g)(9)?
Does the MCDV disability apply to law enforcement officers?
In determining whether a conviction in a state court is a “conviction” of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, does federal, state or tribal law apply?
Is the relationship between the parties an element of a MCDV?
Is an individual who has been pardoned, or whose conviction was expunged or set aside, or whose civil rights have been restored, considered convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?
What is a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence"?
What should an individual do if they have been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence?
What state and local offenses are "misdemeanors" for purposes of 18 U.S.C. 922(d)(9) and (g)(9)?
Does the prohibition on receipt or possession of firearms and ammunition apply if the person was convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence prior to the enactment of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) on September 30, 1996?
Must a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence (MCDV) be designated as a “domestic violence” offense?