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Legal Information: Montana
Updated: December 8, 2020
If the abuser's gun is taken away, what will happen to it?
Montana requires a peace officer responding to a call about an abuser assaulting a partner or family member to take the weapon used or threatened to be used in the incident.1 The weapon may not be returned to the abuser until:
Montana does not require an officer to remove firearms or require the abuser to surrender firearms when a domestic violence order of protection issued against the abuser.3
1 Mont. Code § 46-6-603(1)
2 Mont. Code § 46-6-603(3)
3 Giffords Law Center
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