Legal Information

Other Federal Laws

This section contains plain-language information about federal gun laws, military protective orders, and other military information related to domestic violence. For plain-language information about immigration remedies that may apply to undocumented victims of abuse, go to our Immigration section. We also include the relevant laws (statutes) in the Selected Federal Statutes section in case you wish to read the actual language of the relevant federal laws.

Information on how an order of protection, criminal conviction, or other circumstances can affect an abuser’s right to have a gun under federal law.
Information about reporting and receiving help for domestic violence on military bases.
In this section, you will find the actual laws (statutes) that are explained in “plain language” in the sections above and in the Immigration section.