Minor in Possession of a Gun Laws

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Can a Minor Possess a Gun?

Whether or not a minor may legally possess a handgun or other firearm depends on the law of the specific state: 

Can a Parent Be Held Criminally Liable for a Minor's Possession of a Gun?

Some states will hold a gun owner criminally liable for a minor's possession of a gun, and the penalties for the offense vary depending on state law: 

Do I Need a Lawyer for My Possession of a Gun Problem?

If you are accused of a criminal offense, you should speak to a criminal defense lawyer immediately to learn more about your rights, your defenses, and the complicated legal system.

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Last Modified: 08-09-2016 02:20 PM PDT

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