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Legal Information: District of Columbia
Updated: 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:
- 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)
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