Q: Firearm Surrender Hearing issued from another state, what do I do? I cannot attend.
An injunction has been placed onto me from another state, now I must attend a firearm surrender hearing that I cannot attend. It is across the country. I have no firearms to forfeit, is it possible to simply mail in the statement? If I don't attend, will a warrant be issued for my arrest in that state, and what for? Edit: I cannot afford the trip nor an attorney.
A: I suggest consulting with attorneys within the jurisdiction where the hearing is scheduled to take place.
A: It is doubtful that the court in the other state has jurisdiction to order surrender of any firearms you theoretically possess in Florida. Contact the court in the other state to see if you can attend by phone or by Zoom.
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