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Legal Information: Alaska
Updated: December 7, 2020
I have a final protective order against the abuser. Can s/he keep a gun or buy a new gun?
Under Alaska state law, the judge can prohibit the abuser from using firearms and order the abuser to surrender his/her firearms as part of a final protective order.1
In addition, federal laws, which apply to all states, restrict a person’s right to have a gun under certain circumstances, including when there is an order of protection that was issued after notice to the abuser and a hearing. Go to Federal Gun Laws to get more information.
1 Alaska Statute § 18.66.100(c)(6), (c)(7)
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