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Individual to Individual/Gun Trust - Out of State NFA Firearm Transfer

Individual to Individual/Gun Trust - Out of State NFA Firearm Transfer
NFA Firearms can't be transferred privately from state to state.  A SOT dealer has to be involved with that transfer whether the transfer is indivi...

Passport Photo Requirements for ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 Applications

Passport Photo Requirements for ATF Form 1, ATF eForm 1, ATF Form 4 Applications
The ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4 and the ATF Form 5 require you to submit physical passport photos into the ATF with your ATF Application for each respo...

Making Corrections to your ATF Paperwork - Initial and Date the changes

Making Corrections to your ATF Paperwork - Initial and Date the changes
Before you submit your ATF Form 1, ATF Form 4, ATF Form 5, ATF 5320.23 you should always review your form to ensure that there are no errors in you...

Texas State NFA Rules and Allowable NFA Items

Texas is a state that generally respects the right of gun owners to own all types of firearms, including NFA weapons. However, Texas laws related t...

Gun Trust Roles and Positions

Gun Trust Roles and Positions
When you create your NFA gun trust paperwork, you will need to understand the roles and positions of the parties that you name within your gun trus...

When to Assign and Transfer the NFA Firearms into Your Gun Trust

When to Assign and Transfer the NFA Firearms into Your Gun Trust
When do you need to assign and transfer your NFA firearms into your gun trust?  The answer to this question depends on which ATF Form you are using...

Do You Need To Register or Record Your Gun Trust at the Local Court House?

Do You Need To Register or Record Your Gun Trust at the Local Court House?
Only a few states require that the settlor of the gun trust register their gun trust with the local court house.  However, there are no legal consequences or penalties if you choose not to register your gun trust with the local court house.

Average Wait Times for the ATF eForm 1 and the ATF Form 1

Average Wait Times for the ATF eForm 1 and the ATF Form 1
When applying for your Form 1 tax stamp you have a few options available to you.  You can file using the ATF’s eForm website or you can use the ATF...

ATF eForm 1 Silencer Model Name Options

ATF eForm 1 Silencer Model Name Options
Applying for an ATF eForm 1 silencer has become more popular due to the approval time average being around 32 days.  You can use our NFA Approval T...

Can you use "Multical" on your ATF Application?

Can you use "Multical" on your ATF Application?
The ATF no longer allows for the use of Multical or Multi for the caliber of your NFA firearms.  This directly effects that caliber that is used on your ATF application paperwork.  This can also effect which caliber is required to be engraved on your ATF Form 1 NFA firearms.

Is There a "Build By Date" for an Approved Form 1 NFA Firearm?

Is There a Build By Date for an Approved Form 1 NFA Firearm?
There is however, no minimum or maximum time, as of 2018 on when the applicant will need to make or manufacturer the NFA firearm by. 

What Happens If You Lose Your Original Gun Trust Paperwork?

What Happens If You Lose Your Original Gun Trust Paperwork

If you have lost your original gun trust paperwork you have a few options below.  

  • Notarize, sign and date a copy of your original gun trust paperwork
  • Contact the original attorney or company that created you gun trust paperwork
  • Contact your co-trustees from your gun trust (if any)
  • Contact the successor trustee/beneficiaries from your gun trust
  • Restate your gun trust paperwork