Errors do happen when applying for a concealed carry permit, which is why checking disqualifies listed under Wisconsin gun laws. Even if not because of an error, denial of a concealed carry permit has been reversed if the correct approach is used.
Denied Concealed Carry Permit Wisconsin Restrictions: Time, Money, Laws
According to the 2016 Annual Report from the Wisconsin Department of Justice, there were 52,022 new applications for concealed carry permits. Of those applications, 1,723 were denied a concealed carry permit. Strict laws surround concealed carry in Wisconsin. While you may have options to contest the denial, you may face a long and expensive process.
Concealed Carry Permit Disqualifiers
If you were denied a concealed carry permit, but do not match any of the disqualifiers listed in Wis. Stat. § 175.60(3), which include being a felon or having a domestic violence misdemeanor, there is a chance an error was made during your background check. If you have double checked the list and have never been in legal trouble, contact our concealed carry attorneys to make sure your rights are protected.
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Denied Concealed Carry Permit Due to Misdemeanor or Felony Charges
If you have encountered legal trouble in the past, you may be in for a long and complicated process. Even if you’ve received a pardon or your record was wiped clean, the laws may prohibit you from receiving a concealed carry permit in Wisconsin. Laws vary from state to state, so while you may be eligible to receive a concealed carry permit elsewhere, Wisconsin holds strong to strict legislature.
Grieve Law has successfully restored firearm rights for clients, but it is not an easy process. If you choose to proceed, your case could take years and cost thousands of dollars, all with no guarantee of success. Unfortunately, our attorneys did not write the laws, and cannot bypass this process.
Tom Grieve is an experienced gun attorney and zealous 2nd amendment advocate with offices in Madison & Milwaukee. He helps Wisconsin gun owners with:
If you are willing to endure the distance and the price tag, our experienced attorneys will try to restore your right to a concealed carry permit in Wisconsin.
In Wisconsin, is it possible to challenge a denied concealed carry permit?
It's possible to challenge a denied concealed carry permit in Wisconsin and set the record straight so you can maintain your 2nd Amendment rights.