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Article 78 petition fighting pistol license revocation denied

Posted in Article 78, NYPD Pistol Licenses
Matter of Mark Biggerstaff v Judge Karen A. Drago Petitioner, Mark Biggerstaff, filed an Article 78 to review a determination of the respondent, Judge Karen A. Drago. When Petitioner was arrested on multiple charges stemming from his operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, Respondent decided to revoke Petitioner’s pistol license. The Court ruled that … Continue Reading

Article 78 appeal to review revoked pistol license granted

Posted in Article 78, NYPD Pistol Licenses
Matter of Schneider v. Mulvey Petitioner brought about this article 78 proceeding to review the determination of and vacate the revocation of his pistol license and reinstate it on the grounds that the decision was arbitrary and capricious.   The officer who filed the initial complaint that resulted in the pistol permit revocation failed to … Continue Reading

Disabled veteran’s challenge of the revocation of his firearm license dismissed

Posted in NYPD Pistol Licenses
Dinapoli v City of New York Plaintiff, Dominick DiNapoli, a 62 year old disabled veteran brought about this action against the City of New York challenging the revocation of his firearm license and the failure to accommodate his appeal in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The City moved for summary judgment. Plaintiff was … Continue Reading

Appeals of NYPD pistol license disapproval

Posted in NYPD Pistol Licenses
Frequently applicants for NYPD pistol licenses are disapproved or license holders receive notices of license revocation.  Our office can assist in appealing the disapproval or revocation.  For further information about the NYPD pistol license application process click here http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/permits/handgun_licensing_information.shtml… Continue Reading