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Legal Information: Kansas

State Gun Laws

Updated: 
June 21, 2021

If the abuser’s gun is taken away, what will happen to it?

If the abuser’s gun is ordered to be taken away by your protection from abuse order, it may be held by the sheriff department in your county. However, Kansas does not have a specific law that requires law enforcement to remove firearms from individuals who are prohibited from having them.1 You may need to ask a lawyer about your options or ask a judge to order the abuser to relinquish his/her firearms in your restraining order.

1 Giffords Law Center