State and Federal laws oversee gun ownership in America. Most gun owners refer to the Second Amendment when charges are brought against them.
The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution states “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.”
The National Firearms Act states that it is unlawful to possess or own a firearm that is not registered in their name.
You cannot own a firearm in the United States for the following reasons under The Brandy Act:
- Convicted of a felony
- Use of a controlled substance
- Ruled mentally ill or are committed to a mental institution
- An illegal alien
- Dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces
- Renounce your U.S. citizenship
- Subject to a court restraining order against your family
- Convicted of domestic violence
Although state gun laws vary, Nevada allows its residents to apply for a conceal carry permit (CCW) as well as open carry laws which fall into one of four areas:
- Permissive Open Carry
- Licensed Open Carry
- Anomalous Open Carry
- Non-Permissive Open Carry
For detailed information on Nevada & local gun laws, visit: Nevada Gun Laws
If you have been arrested or charged with a gun crime, contact Joey Gilbert & Associates, Ltd. today. Our staff is available 24/7 to answer your questions and discuss your case. For a free consultation and case evaluation call 775-284-7700 or Toll Free 888-640-4313.