Gun Trusts: News and Stories

President of Troy, MO Bank nabs masked robber from St Louis Post Dispatch

Posted on: November 1st, 2012
Maybe the bank robber couldn’t see very well through the holes in his mask — the face of Chucky from the “Child’s Play” horror movies — as he walked into Peoples Bank & Trust Tuesday afternoon. After all, it says right on the door that concealed weapons are allowed in the bank. They’re practically encouraged by the sign: “Management recognizes the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as an unalienable right of all citizens.”...

Gun Law Planning – Gun Trusts

Posted on: October 24th, 2012
Today’s hot button is the acquistion of National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms. These are silencers, machine guns, short-barreled rifles or short-barreled shotguns, destructive devices, “any other weapons” category regulated under federal and state law. Use of an entity, such as a corporation, LLC, partnership or a trust simplifies the process by eliminating the requirement to seek Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) approval prior to making application to the ATF. Such approval is denied in many if not a majority of U.S. jurisdictions.....

20 Questions

Posted on: September 4th, 2012
The ATF Form 20 is used to get permission to transport an NFA firearm from the state where it is registered to another. It is used for both permanent and temporary relocation. You must submit it for approval by the NFA Branch of the ATF prior to transporting NFA firearms either way, except for the temporary relocation of a silencer....

Do I Go In? by Dennis Brislawn

Posted on: August 16th, 2012
Imagine coming home from an evening out… and finding your front door kicked in. What would you do? That sense of outrage is there, anger, mixed with some fear about what you will find. Is the burglar still inside? What was taken…? The decision you make in the next few minutes will affect your life for days, months, even until the rest of your life. ...

Granny's Got a Gun

Posted on: August 7th, 2012
Written by friend of The Singer Law Firm Dennis Brislawn Several months back I was invited to an elderly client’s home. I mentioned to her two sons that I was doing gun trusts and they asked me to explain. So I told them a little about my project and we talked about some gun stuff, target shooting, and what guns meant in our families growing up. ...
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