Under the following circumstances, Federal law 18 U.S.C.A. Section 922(g)(8-9), prohibits any person from owning, possessing, using a firearm or ammunition:
If the person has been convicted of any misdemeanor act of domestic violence, including domestic assault or domestic battery; or is the subject of a court order that does one of the following:
- Provides a finding that the person is a credible threat to the safety of the domestic relation; or
- Prevents the use of physical force against the domestic relation that would reasonably by expected to cause bodily harm.
- Was granted after the person received notice and had the chance to participate before the order was granted;
- Provides for some kind of restraint of the individual from stalking, threatening or harassing a domestic relation, or if the order prevents any actions that would place another domestic relation in reasonable fear of bodily injury or harm.