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November 1, 2019

What protections can I get in an extreme risk protection order?

In both an ex parte and a final extreme risk protection order, the judge can order that the respondent not possess, control, purchase, or receive any:

  • firearm;
  • ammunition;
  • registration certificate;
  • license to carry a concealed pistol; or
  • dealer’s license.1

1 D.C. Code §§ 7-2510.03(h); 7-2510.03(g)