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“John represented me at my hearing in Fairfax County Circuit Court for my Petition for Restoration of Firearms Rights. My case was a bit complex and it incorporated some new legislation that John was very educated on. The legislation was so new that the Commonwealth’s Attorney and the Judge did not have any knowledge of it. John’s actions in the courtroom to bring the new legislation to the attention of the court were astonishing and brilliant; even bringing a smile to the Judge and pat on the back from a fellow attorney after the hearing.
John’s flat rate pricing for representation is amazingly affordable. He is true to his word, communicates through out the entire process and works diligently to represent you. I highly recommend John Pierce.” - Shawn
“I contacted John via email regarding trust and estate work that I needed and questions that I had. He called me that same day, walked me through the process, took adequate time and was very patient in responding to my questions. He is very down to earth and professional. I was astounded as I found he was on travel, yet he took the time to personally contact me. He was very responsive in following up with the documents that I needed. I am extremely pleased and appreciative of the time he took with me and his outstanding level of service. I've worked with a number of attorneys in my profession and John exceeds the standards that I am accustomed to. I highly recommend him.” - Ron
Category Archives: Estate Planning
This is a questions that I am often asked and the answer is “Yes it can!” But that is only the beginning of the discussion. The follow-up questions that you should be asking (and the respective answers) are: 1) Should … Continue reading
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
** There is an update to this article ** In December of last year, I received several calls from NFA dealers who had been told by ATF employees that there was a change upcoming regarding the use of trusts to … Continue reading
The short answer is “No. At least not currently.” But that qualifier is an important part of the answer. Currently the ATF allows transfers of NFA items to devisees, heirs, or specified beneficiaries to be tax-free via a Form 5. The … Continue reading
As of last Monday’s Federal Register, we now have the full text of the proposed regulatory changes that the Obama Administration is pushing to close what they are calling the ‘trust loophole’ and it is far worse than I had … Continue reading
When completing a Form 1 application for the manufacture of an NFA item on which you will be paying the applicable tax, the text accompanying Question Number 1 always causes confusion for the new collector. “So what exactly is so confusing?” … Continue reading