Category Archives: Interstate Firearm Transfers

What to do if you inherit firearms located in another state

A client contacted me recently and asked how a Virginia resident would legally take possession of firearms (non-NFA) that had been left to him in a will by someone who lived in another state. He specifically asked whether or not … Continue reading

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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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May I consign my NFA items to an FFL/SOT?

One of the more common questions I am asked is whether the owner of an NFA item may consign it to an FFL/SOT to facilitate a sale. The answer, like so many where the NFA is concerned, is both “Yes” and “no.” … Continue reading

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