Deferred Adjudication and Gun Rights

by Richard Jones  - May 23, 2023

What will a deferred adjudication on assault family violence do to my gun rights?

– RM, Texas


If you receive a deferred adjudication on an assault charge and there is a family violence finding made, you have forfeited your gun rights FOREVER. You will have less rights to own a gun than a convicted felon. Furthermore you can never get your record sealed. You should always fight an assault charge if you want to legally hunt or own a firearm for self protection. I have represented 100’s of persons charged with assault family violence and less than 10% of them have lost their gun rights or been saddled with an assault charge on their record.

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Richard Jones

Austin criminal defense attorney Richard Jones. This legal practice is dedicated to helping individuals like you—those caught in the crosshairs of criminal allegations and in dire need of dependable legal counsel. Richard also proficient in handling allegations related to theft crimes and is prepared to assist you during this stressful time.