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March 15, 2022 -- The Complete Combatant, a training center and gun range in Lumpkin County, was closed to live fire by county authorities as being non-compliant with local land use regulations. John Monroe Law, P.C. sued the County and obtained a consent order declaring that the gun range is a legal non-conforming use and conditioning re-opening on installing certain features at the range.

December 12, 2021 -- The Georgia Supreme Court handed John Monroe Law, P.C. a big win, ruling that a weapons carry license applicant does not bear the burden of proving that he is eligible for a license. Until now, probate judges around the state uniformly imposed such a burden on applicants. Hopefully going forward applicants will receive the process required by the legislature and not imposed arbitrarily.

Today Attorney John Monroe argued a case before the Supreme Court of Georgia regarding the standard for granting weapons cary licenses. The Court of Appeals had ruled against a firm client, finding that an arrest with no disposition is grounds for detail of the license. The Supreme Court agreed to hear the case and heard arguments. A decision is expected within the next few months.

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