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Restoration of Firearm Rights in Washington State

Our experienced criminal defense attorney will explore all possible avenues to restore your constitutional right to own a firearm in Washington State.

Having a criminal record in Washington can mean that your right to own a firearm is restricted. Under certain circumstances, however there is a possibility that you may be able to regain that right. Seattle attorney Arturo Menéndez will determine if you qualify and work to restore your firearm rights.

 

Prerequisites of Restoration of Rights

In order to own, possess, or use a firearm, you may need to meet the following requirements:

  • No pending criminal charges or domestic violence injunctions
  • No class A felony convictions or felony sex offenses
  • Have met minimum post-conviction time requirements
  • Have completed terms and conditions of previous convictions

We Can Help

Restore Your Rights With Experienced Counsel

At Menéndez Law Firm, we will help you fully understand all the initial requirements and where you stand in the process. If you qualify, we can file a petition in a court of law and maximize your chances of having your firearms rights restored.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense

We have an extensive knowledge of the legal system and can provide quality representation for you- from initial contact with law enforcement through appeal and post-conviction issues.

 

Pre-charge Representation

Our law firm can help you before you have even been charged with a crime, leading to cases that are never prosecuted, dismissed, or charged with a lesser offense.

 

Drug Charges (VUCSA)

Our attorney is skilled in the defense of all types of violations of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act (VUCSA). We handle cases involving alleged drug possession, drug delivery, drug crime conspiracy, and much more.

 

Domestic Violence Charges

Get the skilled defense you need when you are accused of carrying out an act of violence or harassment against someone in your family or household, or against a current / former significant other.

 

Gun Charges

Are you accused of violating Washington’s gun laws? If so, we can help you challenge your gun charges. We handle cases involving unlawful possession of a firearm, concealed firearms, and more.

 

Federal Crimes

When you are being prosecuted by the federal government, you can’t afford to have substandard legal representation. Our attorney is experienced in handling federal charges and is well-qualified to represent you.

Crimes of Violence

Being convicted of a violent crime can lead have life-changing consequences. Our attorney has extensive experience in criminal defense and can provide the systemized and aggressive litigation you need.

 

Representation for Police Investigations

If you are being investigated by the police, our lawyer can inform you of your rights and help prevent unnecessary interrogations from authorities.

 

Trials

With knowledge of the advantages of going to trial and how to conduct the best possible defense, our attorney can explain your options and aggressively represent your case.

 

Appeals

You may be able to get your conviction overturned through the appeals process. Our lawyer can handle your appellate case from start to finish.

 

Criminal Records Clearing

Expunging criminal charges from the public record can help you restore a wide variety of privileges - from employment opportunities to the ability to obtain a loan.

 

Firearms Rights Restoration

Having a criminal record in the state of Washington will prevent you from owning a gun. However, you may qualify to have these rights restored after a certain period of time.

Fighting to Protect your Rights

Whatever your specific legal services may be, count on our attorney to provide the dependable representation that you require. We will conduct an in-depth investigation of the evidence and facts to ensure you are given the best chance of obtaining a positive result. Contact our Seattle criminal defense attorney now at (877) 806-5535 and learn more about our practice areas!

  • Systemized and Aggressive Litigation
  • Wide Range of Experience
  • Representing Clients Across Washington State
  • Proven record of success
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