Specialized Unit Enhances Service or Orders and Confiscation of Firearms


In 2009, Maryland enacted a law requiring a judge to order firearms confiscated from people who have final protective orders filed against them. Judges also had discretion to order firearm confiscation on temporary protective orders.

Summaries of Significant Supreme Court Cases Related to Firearms and Domestic Violence


This document summarizes significant Supreme Court cases related to firearms and domestic violence.

Firearms and Ammunition Prohibitions in the Military

C Brian Clubb, J.D. |

Several studies estimate the rate of intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration in the military from 13.3 percent to 47 percent among male active duty servicemembers, and 13.5 percent to 42 percent among male veterans.

Overcoming the "Buts": Improving your Community's Response to Firearms and Domestic Violence Despite the Obstacles

Nancy Hart, J.D. | Darren Mitchell, J.D. |

This webinar discussed approaches to various obstacles that often confront communities that are trying to work together to implement firearms prohibitions in domestic violence cases.

Creative Methods for Local Enforcement of Federal Firearms Restrictions

David W. Keck, J.D. | BWJP |

Even if your state does not prohibit firearms possession by Domestic Violence offenders, your community can still develop firearm surrender protocols. Federal law prohibits possession of firearms by Domestic Violence offenders because they are a specific group of individuals demonstrated to be untrustworthy with firearms. This webinar explores proven methods for removing firearms from Domestic Violence offenders, even absent specific state statutory authority.