ALERT: EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019 NEW LAW AFFECTING ILLINOIS FIREARM OWNERS SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTS

WITHOUT NOTICE TO THE FIREARM OWNER AND BY WAY OF THE SOLE TESTIMONY OF A FAMILY MEMBER OR ‘’INTIMATE PARTNER” A COURT MAY ORDER AN IMMEDIATE CONFISCATION OF A VALID FOID CARD HOLDERS GUNS AND FOID CARD A UPON A FINDING THAT THE GUN OWNER “POSES A “DANGER” TO HIMSELF OR ANOTHER.

 REF: PUBLIC ACT 100-0607 EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019


 

FURTHER UPDATE: A ILLINOIS FELONY CONVICTION MORE THAN 20 YEARS OLD MAY NO LONGER PRECLUDE ELIGIBILITY FOR AN FOID CARD

REF: POURNARAS V ILLINOIS STATE POLICE  

THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT DECISION NOVEMBER 2018


TO REVIEW JULY 2014 UPDATED INFORMATION FOR ALL APPLICANTS LOOK UNDER SECTION D APPEAL RIGHTS

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On July 9, 2013 the right of lawful gun owner to carry firearms in public became law in Illinois
The new law establishes strict requirements for issuance and renewal of a CONCEALED CARRY LICENSE and FOID Cards.

The new law regulates the possession, transportation licensing and registration of firearms and provides for THE RIGHT OF APPEAL FOR THOSE DENIED THE RIGHT TO POSSESS AND CARRY FIREARMS

The Illinois State Police have been mandated to have an application process fully implemented by JANUARY 9, 2014

OUR TEAM OF EXPERIENCED ATTORNEYS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONALS ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE ANY LEGAL, ADMINISTRATIVE OR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE REQUIRED TO HELP YOU SECURE AND MAINTAIN
YOUR 2nd AMENDMENT RIGHT

RECENT CASE LAW MAY RENDER YOU ELIGIBLE FOR AN FOID CARD AND/OR CONCEAL CARRY LICENSE EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF UNLAWFUL USE OF WEAPON

You are invited to review the following highlights of the new law and are encouraged to contact us should you be in need of further information or assistance.