Second Amendment

As an attorney, I am frequently asked questions about the laws regarding the rights of individual citizens to possess and maintain firearms.  I have prepared this page as a basic collection of reference information for those who would like to know more about the laws regulation purchase, possession, and the disposition of guns in Wisconsin.

Personal Protection Act
(2011 Wisconsin Act 35)

Read 2011 Wisconsin Act 35 Here

On June 1, 2013 the Department of Justice’s permanent rules for the Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) license program became effective. You can view those rules here: CCW Permanent Rules

The procedure and application for a Concealed Carry Weapons permit in Wisconsin can be found here: Application

The Wisconsin Department of Justice has prepared a list of frequently asked questions regarding the CCW law.

An essential primer on Wisconsin’s Concealed Carry law (2011 Wisconsin Act 35) was published as an article in the July 2012 edition of Wisconsin Lawyer and entitled “Wisconsin’s Concealed Carry Law: Protecting Persons and Property” This article not only discusses the basic provisions of the law, but also provides a discussion of the potential liability for businesses and property owners who prohibit weapons on their premises. You can find a link to this article here.

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