Do I Need to Show Justifiable Need to Obtain a Permit to Carry a Handgun?

The New Jersey Attorney General has announced that applicants for a handgun permit will no longer be required to show “justifiable need” to obtain a permit. If you need help with obtaining a handgun permit, the Law Office of Jason … Read More

Defendants Can Require Live Witnesses for Gun Permit Database Searches

On December 27, 2021, the New Jersey Supreme Court released its decisions in two cases: State v. Jose Carrion and State v. Tywaun S. Hedgespeth. In both of these cases, the defendants were charged with unlawful possession of a weapon … Read More

NJ Supreme Court: Applicant Entitled to Law Division Hearing

On January 28, 2020, the New Jersey Supreme Court decided In re Application for Permit to Carry a Handgun of Calvin Carlstrom. In this case, the Court ruled that a handgun carry-permit applicant is entitled to a hearing if his … Read More

Appellate Division Upholds Denial of Duplicate Firearms Card

On October 13, 2015, the Appellate Division of New Jersey denied the appeal of James R. List from the Morris County Superior Court. Mr. List sought to obtain a duplicate firearms purchaser identification card and three handgun permits. The Morris … Read More