Franklin Lakes, NJ asked in Constitutional Law for Tennessee

Q: A friend recently admitted herself to a mental hospital for suicide attempt/alcohol addiction. what are her gun rights?

it was a self admittance into the ER for a suicide attempt via self poisoning, under the influence of alcohol and she agreed to be admitted for an involuntary stay at their mental facility. She stayed there for 5 days, then was discharged. I received a notice of a probable cause hearing the day after the hearing took place. She works with guns. She hunts. what are her guns rights now? Does she lose her concealed carry permit? Does she lose her right to purchase firearms? Also, can she be fired from her job for this?

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Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Deltona, FL

A: You asked this question many months ago. You are not going to get a complete answer in an online forum. She needs to go speak with an attorney about this if she has not already done so. It can be quite complicated.

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