Port Huron, MI asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Michigan

Q: I was convicted of “misdemeanor aggravated assault” on 7/31/2014. When will I be able to purchase a firearm?

Besides this assault charge from 2014 and a 1-5 over speeding ticket I have no record. Today(6/7/2022) I went to purchase a firearm and the background check was “delayed”. I’m just wondering when or even if I will be allowed to purchase and own a firearm. State of Michigan.

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: You should be allowed to purchase firearms with a misdemeanor UNLESS it's a form of domestic violence. The delay is likely to fact-check that.

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