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Legal Information: Kansas

State Gun Laws

June 21, 2021

I have a temporary ex parte protection from abuse order against the abuser. Can the abuser have a gun?

Kansas law specifies 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 and the respondent received notice of the hearing beforehand and 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.

1 Kan. Stat. § 21-6301(a)(17)