Denver, CO asked in Criminal Law for Colorado

Q: I faked a judge's autograph and sent a subpoena, is that a crime?

I have a protection order on me, can I buy a gun?

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Faking the judges signature is a felony. Whether you can have a gun with a protective answer varies from state to state.

Kevin Scott Neiman
Kevin Scott Neiman
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Yes, that is the crime of forgery.

According to Colorado state law, as part of a protection order due to domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, physical harm/threats or abuse of the elderly, the judge can order that the abuser not have or buy any firearms or ammunition for the duration of the order.

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