Q: How to get gun rights back on first offenders and conditional discharge?
In one county final charge was theft by taking(felony) was sentenced to 3 years probation on first offenders.
Different county final charge was possession of morphine(felony) was sentenced to 3 years probation ran concurrent to the first under conditional discharge.
Once all is said and done will I automatically get civil right and gun ownership right back, or will I have to go to court? Will the first offenders case be restricted or sealed? Is conditional discharge the same or will I have to jump through hoops when my probation is over? Edit* I don’t know why this is posting to Alabama lawyers, if you know though your answers are appreciated.
A: Presuming that you successfully complete your sentences you will not have an adjudication of guilty on any felony cases and your record should be restricted. Once everything is completed, you can run a criminal history at any police precinct to see if the arrests have been taken off your record. If they have not, you can file a motion for expungement of the charges due to successful completion of First Offender and Conditional Discharge. If you need further assistance please feel free to contact me.
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