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    You’ve just been rated 100% disabled by the Veterans Affairs. After the excitement of finally having the rating you deserve wears off, you start asking questions. One of the first questions that you might ask is this: It’s a legitimate question – rare is the Veteran that finds themselves sitting on the couch eating bon-bons … Continue reading

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Relief From The Brady Act?

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I just Got a letter last week stating that I am in fact incompetent. They basically said no problem getting my wife set up as my fiduciary, but as far as another friend or family member it's practically impossible. Also apparently because I have "trouble managing my own finances" I can no longer own a gun or ammo unless I face fines and jail time.

My only real hope now is to file for "Relief from the Brady Act". I don't know. As if life wasn't sucking enough you know?

My question is,

How hard is it to get relief from the brady act? I can't think of any reason why my inability to count my own money (bullshit btw) would constitute the need to take away my gun privileges? Is there basically a template letter you can copy / paste or is this a long drawn out fight I'm probably going to lose?

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I'm Facing the same thing there at prep for decision on whether I get a fiduciary.

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"NEVER GIVE UP"

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Mike did they bump you up to 100% when they said you were incompetent? This gun crap has already started trouble with my dad, he's been demanding I mail him all my guns. Somehow the shotgun he bought me last year means he's entitled to own all my guns.... I'd rather not get rid of them, but If I have to, I'd just rather sell them then deal with the greed drama.

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Best thing for that is to get them to reconsider fiduciary even if your wife really does manage the money.

Good Luck

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They put me at 100% on my initial claim. As far a as relief from Brady Act I suspect they would revview your suicidal ideation and homicidal ideation.

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