21Jul 2020

Guns Are Flying Off The Shelves, What Should You Legally Know?

During these uncertain times, people in Vermont and all over the country are buying guns at an unprecedented rate. However, there are some things you should keep in mind as possessing a firearm is a very serious matter and one that is surrounded by a lot of legal issues.

First of all, you should make sure you are purchasing a gun from a 
licensed dealer as improperly purchasing a gun is a crime in itself. 
Even before purchasing a gun, you need to make sure you have the proper 
permits from the state and you have undergone the appropriate background 

When you have your firearm, make sure you keep it in a secure location where only you have access to it. Make sure you only use it in approved locations so as to avoid endangering others and being charged with a 
weapons offense.

Having a weapon is a right, but it is also a great responsibility. Call 
us if you have any questions as to the legality of purchasing or owning 
a gun.

If you have been accused of domestic violence and if you live in 
Burlington, Essex, Colchester, Winooski, Williston, Shelburne or 
anywhere in the state of Vermont, and have been arrested or charged with 
DUI or any crime, call Handy Law for aggressive and experienced legal