Federal Felony Charge 18 USC 922(g)(1) – Felon in Possession of a Firearm: Loss of Firearm Possession Rights After Felony Conviction

A federal felony conviction results in the permanent loss of firearm possession rights. Federal law does not distinguish between violent and nonviolent felony offenses. Thus, a federal conviction for any felony offense results in the permanent loss of firearm rights. Under federal law, the crime of Felon in Possession of a Firearm is a Class D felony under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(1), punishable by up to ten years in prison, three years of supervised release, and $250,000 in fines.