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Legal Information: U.S. Virgin Islands

State Gun Laws

Updated: 
December 7, 2020

The abuser did not show up for the restraining order hearing. Can his/her gun still be taken away?

Maybe. The abuser does not have to come to the hearing in order for the law to apply to him/her, but s/he does have to be given notice of the hearing and an opportunity to attend.1

1 23 V.I.C. § 456a(a)(8)(A)