Gun Rights Lawyer in Coeur d’alene and all of North Idaho

Defending Your Rights

Owning a firearm is your legal right. Gun ownership is a way of life in North Idaho. State and Federal Prosecutors don’t always see it that way. State and Federal prosecutors can seek to enhance your charges and the possible sentence based on the use or possession of a firearm during the commission of an alleged crime.

Under Idaho and Federal law, convicted felons cannot carry a firearm, no matter what they intend to do with it. This is why it is critical to get your firearm rights restored if you have a felony conviction on your record. If you are accused of illegally possessing a firearm, you need experienced lawyers on your side.

COMMON Gun Charges in Idaho

Our lawyers will fight to protect your rights and will aggressively defend you against gun related charges.

  • Restoration of Firearm Rights
  • Possession of a firearm in a school zone
  • Illegal sale of a firearm
  • Brandishing a firearm
  • Aggravated Assault or Attempted Murder
  • Discharging a gun illegally
  • Armed Robbery
How old do I have to be to buy a gun?

In Idaho, a person must be 18 years of age in order to purchase a firearm.

Is there a waiting period when purchasing a gun?

No, Idaho does not have a law requiring a waiting period when purchasing a gun.

Are there people who cannot own guns?

According to Idaho state law, individuals that fall into the following categories may not purchase firearms:

  • Convicted felons
  • Those under the legal age limit (18 years of age ) or underage buyers without the legal consent of a guardian or parent - this excludes sawed-off gun/rifles or automatic weapons
  • A person in a penal institution

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