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    A question about criminal record

    If someone was arrested 19 years ago for having a loaded Firearm and Didnt get charged with a Felony. Can he UOC? He also can still buy a Firearm and also is now 40 yrs old. He hasnt been in any trouble since.

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    short answer

    sure.
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    It will depend on the violation he ended up being charged with. Certain firearm charges prevent people from owning but it is likely he can own. I would have him check his own record and inquire (see below)

    http://ag.ca.gov/firearms/pubfaqs.php#30
    I'm not sure whether I can legally possess and/or purchase firearms. Is there a way to find out before I attempt to purchase one?
    Yes. You may request the Department of Justice to conduct a firearms eligibility background check by submitting a Personal Firearms Eligibility Check (PFEC) application [PDF 72 kb / 2 pg] to the Department of Justice. For more information about how to request a PFEC, please visit our PFEC FAQ section. Applications are also available through your local firearms dealer.

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    Thanks Pup for the reply.....He has already gotten his background from DOJ . He has no Felonies. Like I mentioned Above (He Can still buy A Firearms No Problem there) My Question is can he still "Open Carry unloaded" Even though he has the gun charge on his Background from 19 years ago?

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    As I understand it, you may not own or possess a firearm if you have been convicted of a felony. If you are able to purchase, there is no law that I know of that would prohibit possession. Concealed carry may be unobtainable, but open carry should not be. I'll look for an official cite and try and post it here when i find it.
    If guns cause crime.....mine must be defective.

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