Knoxville, TN asked in Civil Rights for Tennessee

Q: Can the police take my gun for a domestic if it’s in my name and was not used to harm or scare alleged victim

My fiancé got physical with me and threatened to kill me so I call the police when they arrived we were outside and my firearm was in the house de cocked and unloaded she asked to see the fire arm then took it claiming it was for safekeeping then I was arrested on a domestic charge and I was the victim I called them because I was getting abused can I sue them for wrongful arrest illegal seizure of property and mental and emotional distress

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Yes... You need a competent attorney immediately. That Charge is worse than some Felonies. If this does not go right, you will have a permanent Firearm Disability.

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