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Restoring Rights: How We Won Back a Wrongfully Suspended Firearm License in Worcester, Massachusetts

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In the realm of firearms law, the difference between maintaining one’s rights and facing an unjust suspension often hinges on the quality of legal defense. Recently, our firm had the privilege of defending a client in Worcester, Massachusetts, whose license to carry a firearm (LTC) was suspended under dubious circumstances. The case underscored our firm’s commitment to aggressively defending the firearms rights of our clients, highlighting the importance of expert legal intervention in such critical matters.

Our client’s troubles began when they were unfortunately present at a location where a crime occurred. Without substantial evidence linking our client to the criminal activity, the Worcester Police Department preemptively suspended their LTC. This action was based merely on their presence at the scene, a decision that, to our firm, clearly lacked legal justification and undermined the principles of justice and fairness.

Understanding the severe impact of this suspension on our client’s life, our firm acted swiftly. We filed a challenge against the Worcester Police Department’s decision, asserting that the suspension of our client’s firearm license was not only unjust but also lacked a substantial basis in both law and fact, even in the discretionary context of suitability. Our legal team meticulously prepared the case, ready to demonstrate to the court how our client was wrongfully penalized.

However, the case did not progress to a full hearing. In reviewing our comprehensive challenge and the evidence we prepared, the Worcester Police Department decided to reinstate our client’s license before the hearing could take place. This outcome not only provided immediate relief to our client but also reinforced the significance of having a determined legal advocate on your side.

This case exemplifies our firm’s proactive and aggressive approach in defending our clients. At Law Office of Matthew W. Peterson, we understand that the right to carry a firearm is deeply important to many individuals in Massachusetts. It is a right that comes with responsibilities and legal requirements, which we respect and uphold. However, when the enforcement of these laws crosses into the territory of injustice, we are prepared to stand up and fight vigorously for our clients’ rights.

Our approach to firearms law is rooted in a deep understanding of both state and federal regulations. Our attorneys specialize in navigating the complex landscape of firearms rights, ensuring that each case is handled with the utmost expertise and attention to detail. Whether it’s negotiating with law enforcement, challenging unjust suspensions, or representing clients in court, our firm is dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for our clients.

The success in reinstating our client’s LTC in Worcester is a testament to our firm’s diligence and aggressive advocacy. It sends a clear message that wrongful suspensions will not go unchallenged. We believe that every individual deserves a fair assessment under the law, and our firm is here to provide the robust defense needed to ensure that justice prevails.

If you or someone you know is facing challenges related to firearm rights in Massachusetts, it is crucial to consult with an attorney who specializes in firearms law. With our extensive experience and proven track record, we are well-equipped to defend your rights and restore your privileges. Contact us today to learn how we can assist you in navigating the complexities of firearms regulations and securing your legal rights.

We are not just attorneys; we are staunch defenders of your constitutional rights. Trust us to be your advocates in the legal system, where we fight relentlessly to ensure that your rights are protected and justice is served.  Call or text us at 617-295-7500, and put us to work on defending your second amendment rights!


Although I am an attorney, I am not your attorney.  Please do not rely on anything on this page as legal advice because any specific advice would depend on your situation.  Any results posted on this page are not guarantees of outcomes in your case.

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