La Vergne, TN asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: Can I purchase a rifle for hunting if I have a class B misdemeanor for indecent exposure and am off probation?

I was charged with Indecent Exposure in Febuary this year, It was my first offense and got 6 months unsupervised probation..I am now off probation. I was going to purchase a gun(rifle) for hunting at a Dick's Sporting Good store soon and was wondering if my first offense charge would keep me from being able to purchase the rifle?

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Tawanda Williams
Tawanda Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Memphis, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: To my knowledge Indecent Exposure has no Handgun ramifications. A background check will be performed before your purchase of any handgun, so you will know at that time for sure.

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