Caroline County VA False Statement on Firearm Form Lawyer

Caroline County VA False Statement on Firearm Purchase Form LawyerMost firearms are sold by licensed firearm dealers. These firearm transactions require the use of ATF Form 4473. If you wish to purchase a gun from a firearm dealer, then you will be required to execute Form 4473. Important questions regarding protective orders, domestic violence, felony convictions, and mental capacity among others are part of ATF Form 4473. Willfully and intentionally making a materially false statement on ATF Form 4473 is a felony pursuant to Va. Code § 18.2-308.2:2(K).

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Dale Harris
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Experienced Defense Counsel for Caroline County VA Gun Form Cases

A Best Law Firm for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic Defense Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established local criminal law trial firm with over 45 years of combined experience. Our attorneys know firearms law. We wrote the Virginia Gun Law book. Our lawyers routinely represent clients who have been accused of falsifying ATF Form 4473 in Caroline VA in addition to attempt offenses that criminalize prohibited persons from attempting to possess a firearm. Let us review your case. We can help!

Firearms Dealer Purchase Applications Investigated by VA State Police

Virginia Firearm Purchases are Investigated by State PoliceVirginia SP Form 65 must also be executed when purchasing a gun from a licensed firearm dealer. This form is similar to ATF Form 4473. The Virginia Firearms Transaction Center conducts a firearm purchase background check when gun dealers submit the required paperwork before a proposed sale can be completed. Prospective buyers receive one of three results: APPROVED, DELAYED, DENIED. There is a process to appeal a wrongful DENIED firearms transaction.

Quality Representation Results in Felony Gun Charges Being Dropped

Quality Representation Results in Two Felony Charges Being DroppedOur lawyers represented a client who was accused of lying on the federal and state gun application forms while attempting to purchase a firearm at the Doswell Gun Show in Caroline County. State Police also charged our client with Felon attempting to possess a firearm. The cases came down to whether the prosecution could prove that our client knew he lied on the gun forms. Our position was that a mistake was made. Click on image for case result.

Representation for Doswell Gun Show Violations in Caroline VA

Representation for Doswell Gun Show Violations in Caroline VAThe Doswell Gun Shows at Meadow Event Park in Caroline County are popular with gun enthusiasts. The Virginia State Police are required to attend every gun show to ensure that no firearm transaction violates the law. All firearm show transactions with a gun dealer will trigger an instant background check. A State Trooper is dispatched to investigate for law violations in cases where the background check reveals a discrepancy between the executed ATF Form 4473 and the applicant’s criminal history.

Falsifying a Firearm Application in Caroline Requires A Great Defense

Falsifying a Virginia Firearm Application in Caroline Requires A Great DefenseMaking any false statements on purchase application ATF Form 4473 will not only terminate the sale of your firearm, but the Caroline Commonwealth Attorney will likely prosecute you for a felony violation. Clients become shocked to learn they are being charged with a felony for making a paperwork accident on a confusing government form. Many find this excessive for a mistake. Contact an experienced Caroline VA firearms law attorney immediately if you find yourself in this situation.

Lying on an ATF Gun Application Form 4473 is Serious Business

Lying on an ATF Gun Application Form 4473 is Serious BusinessThe federal Gun Control Act of 1934 created Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Form 4473. It is also called the Firearms Transaction Record. The Caroline Commonwealth Attorney prosecutes cases of lying on this gun application form. The answers provided to questions on the gun application for purchase ATF Form 4473 will be the backbone to the Commonwealth’s case. Our attorneys will be reviewing your answers on this form in great detail. [Click on Image for Copy of Form 4473]

Private Firearm Sales And ATF Firearm Application Form 4473

Private Firearm Sales And ATF Firearm Application Form 4473The private transfer of a firearm conducted in Virginia by Virginia residents does not require the execution of ATF Form 4473. The Virginia State Police are available to conduct voluntary background checks if the private sale occurs at a gun show. Federal law and Virginia law still prohibits the transfer or sale of a firearm to a prohibited person. A private seller also has the option to sell or transfer the firearm with the assistance of a gun dealer, which would then trigger use of ATF Form 4473.

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5/27/2021