Who’s Your Responsible Person?

ATF 41F, the final implementation of ATF 41P, has raised many issues. None of them are more confusing or more important than who is a ‘Responsible Person’. The exact meaning of this term, or more importantly who is included, decides just how much paperwork a trust must submit for a transfer. The Definition For starters, Read More …

Firearm Collector Trust: A Legal Gun Safe

Gun trusts provide their owners with all sorts of benefits. The most well known relate to the purchase and possession of NFA firearms, such as eliminating the need for a CLEO sign off or allowing multiple people to possess firearms on behalf of the trust. However, there are many more benefits a gun owner can obtain Read More …

Felons and Firearms

It is commonly understood that felons and other prohibited persons cannot own firearms. However, strictly speaking this statement is incorrect. Prohibited Persons cannot possess firearms or control their movement in interstate commerce. (This includes a prohibition on controlling who uses a firearm through the legal theory of constructive possession.) See Henderson v. United States 575 US Read More …