What Criminal Convictions Will Disqualify Me From a Concealed Weapons License?

Many misdemeanors will make you ineligible for a CPL. Felony convictions will make you ineligible for a CPL and a loss of your gun rights. Certain felony convictions will require a gun rights restoration petition in the circuit court.

Lost your CPL or gun rights from an old conviction? Get them back with an expungement or a gun rights restoration petition.

Misdemeanors that Will Result in an 8 year Loss of CPL

A conviction for any of the following misdemeanors will make you ineligible for a CPL for 8 years from the date of conviction;

Accepting a pistol in pawn. MCL 750.229

Accosting, enticing, or soliciting a child for immoral purposes. MCL 750.145a

Aggravated assault or aggravated domestic assault. MCL 750.81a

Assault or domestic assault. MCL 750.81

Brandishing a firearm in public. MCL 750.234e

Breaking and entering or entering without breaking. MCL 750.115

Careless, reckless, or negligent use of a firearm resulting in property damage. MCL 752.862

Displaying sexually explicit matter to minors. MCL 722.677

Driving while license suspended or revoked, second or subsequent offense. MCL 257.904

Drunk driving, commercial vehicle. MCL 257.625m(4)

Failure to have a pistol inspected. MCL 750.228

Failing to stop when involved in a personal injury accident. MCL 257.617a

Failure to register the purchase of a firearm or a firearm component. MCL 750.232

Fourth-degree child abuse. MCL 750.136b

Fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. MCL 750.520e

Hindering, obstructing, assaulting, or committing bodily injury upon director or authorized representative. MCL 290.650

Hindering or obstructing certain persons performing official weights and measures duties. MCL 290.629

Illegal sale of a firearm or ammunition. MCL 750.223

Illegal use or sale of a self-defense spray. MCL 750.224d

Impersonating a peace officer or medical examiner. MCL 750.215

Improper transportation of a loaded firearm. MCL 750.227c

Improperly obtaining a pistol, making a false statement on an application to purchase a pistol, or using false identification to purchase a pistol. MCL 750.232a

Indecent exposure. MCL 750.335a

Intentionally aiming a firearm without malice. MCL 750.233

Intentionally discharging a firearm aimed without malice causing injury. MCL 750.235

Intentionally discharging a firearm aimed without malice. MCL 750.234

Operating a snowmobile under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, second or subsequent offense. MCL 324.82127 punishable under section MCL 324.82128(1)(b) or (c)

Operating a locomotive under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, or while visibly impaired. MCL 462.353(4)

Operating a vessel under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, second or subsequent offense. MCL 324.80176 punishable under MCL 324.80177(1)(b)

Operating aircraft while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance with prior conviction. MCL 259.185

Operating an ORV under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a controlled substance, second or subsequent offense. MCL 324.81134(5)-(6)

Operating while intoxicated, second offense. MCL 257.625(9)

Parent of a minor who possessed a firearm in a weapon-free school zone. MCL 750.235a

Possessing a controlled substance, controlled substance analogue, or prescription form. MCL 333.7403.

Possessing a firearm on prohibited premises. MCL 750.234d

Possessing a firearm while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a drug. MCL 750.237

Possession of a firearm by an individual less than 18 years of age. MCL 750.234f

Reckless, careless, or negligent use of a firearm resulting in injury or death. MCL 752.861

Reckless discharge of a firearm. MCL 752.863a

Reckless driving. MCL 257.626

Sale or possession of a switchblade. MCL 750.226a

Setting a spring gun or other device. MCL 750.236

Solicitation to commit a felony. MCL 750.157b

Stalking. MCL 750.411h

Vulnerable adult abuse. MCL 750.145n

Weapon-free school zone violation. MCL 750.237a

Any misdemeanor charge corresponding to an offense of the United States, another State, or a local government of another state.

Misdemeanors that Will Result in an 3 year Loss of CPL

A conviction for any of the following misdemeanors will make you ineligible for a CPL for 3 years from the date of conviction;

Disorderly person. MCL 750.167

Circumventing an ignition interlocking device. MCL 257.625l

Controlled substances. MCL 333.7401 to 333.7461

Embezzlement. MCL 750.174

False pretenses with intent to defraud. MCL 750.218

Ignition interlock device reporting violation. MCL 257.625k

Larceny. MCL 750.356

Larceny, by conversion. MCL 750.362

Larceny, defrauding lessor. MCL 750.362a

Larceny, vacant building. MCL 750.359

Malicious destruction of property. MCL 750.377a

Malicious destruction of real property. MCL 750.380

Malicious use of telephones. MCL 750.540e

Operating while visibly impaired/intoxicated. MCL 257.625

Operating a commercial vehicle with alcohol content. MCL 257.625m(3)

Operating a locomotive under the influence. MCL 462.353(3)

Operating a snowmobile under the influence. MCL 324.82127

Operating an aircraft under the influence. MCL 259.185

Operating an ORV under the influence. MCL 324.81134

Operating an ORV while visibly impaired. MCL 324.81135

Receiving stolen property. MCL 750.535

Refusal of commercial vehicle operator to submit to a chemical test. MCL 257.625a

Second-degree retail fraud. MCL 750.356d

Any misdemeanor charge corresponding to an offense of the United States, another State, or a local government of another state.

Don’t let an old conviction hold you back from your Second Amendment Rights. Speak with us about an expungement or gun rights restoration case in your county circuit court.

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