Legal Information: Kansas
I have a temporary ex parte protection from abuse order against the abuser. Can his/her gun be taken away?
Kansas law states that it is illegal for a respondent to have a firearm with a protection from abuse order in place if it was issued after a hearing for which the respondent received notice of the hearing beforehand and s/he had the opportunity to participate in the hearing.1 A temporary ex parte protection from abuse order issued without notice to the abuser would not satisfy this requirement so the abuser can still have a gun while a temporary ex parte order is in place.
1 Kan. Stat. § 21-6301(a)(17)
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