Category Archives: Gifting Firearms

Crossing state lines with inherited and gifted firearms

I received an email today from a client who had a question about receiving firearms from an out-of-state relative. He wanted to make sure that the transfer was conducted legally under federal law as well as the laws of both … Continue reading

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Can firearms still be gifted after Abramski?

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court handed down a 5-to-4 ruling in the case of Abramski v. United States. The court held that a buyer may not answer ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Are you the actual transferee / buyer of … Continue reading

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Demystifying the age to acquire, possess, and carry handguns in Virginia

Based upon a recent posting on the Virginia Citizens Defense League Facebook page there seems to be quite a bit of confusion about Virginia’s gun laws where minors and handguns are concerned. In fact, there seems to be just as … Continue reading

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May I ‘gift’ a firearm to a relative or friend in another state?

With the holidays fast approaching, I suppose it was only a matter of time before I was asked this question.  After all, a quality firearm, treated with respect and care, is an heirloom that can last for generations. But can … Continue reading

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