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Successions Involving NFA Items or Other Firearms

Every family in Louisiana has that one person – sometimes more than one – who has an affinity for firearms. When that person passes away, many times the family does not know how to lawfully transfer those firearms to someone else. First, this article is merely an overview – it is highly recommended … [Read more...]

Evacuation with Title II Weapons

If you own a Title II (NFA) weapon, such as a short barreled rifle or machine gun (Suppressors and Any Other Weapons (AOW) are exempt), and live in Southern Louisiana, you should have an evacuation plan that takes your weapons into account. If your evacuation plan is to stay in Louisiana and simply … [Read more...]

Why should I place my firearm collection in a Trust?

In a previous article, I explained the basics of a gun trust, and talked about how NFA items should be purchased by and held within the Trust. Additionally, a gun trust may be a good idea for those who own regular (non-NFA) firearms. As mentioned, a gun trust is nothing more than a revocable trust … [Read more...]

What is an NFA Weapon?

In 1934 the Federal Government enacted a new law - the National Firearms Act (NFA) - aimed at cracking down on the well-dressed gangsters carrying Tommy Guns and running moonshine throughout the country (despite the fact that the law was finally passed after prohibition ended). NFA weapons have to … [Read more...]

What is a Gun Trust?

A Gun Trust is a revocable living trust that becomes the legal owner of any firearms purchased by it or transferred to it. As the description implies, it can be revoked at any time and amended for any reason. Gun Trusts have gained popularity over the past several years for purchasers of NFA weapons … [Read more...]