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Specialized Firearm Trusts - Webinar

  • ID: 3693153
  • Webinar
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Gain an understanding of federal firearms laws and how to design a firearm trust to benefit your client.Gun laws in the Unites States are promulgated through the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution establishing the right to keep and bear arms and various federal and state statutes, many of which are confusing or conflict with respect to possession and transfer of firearms. Federal gun laws are enforced by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Most states and some local jurisdictions have additionally imposed their own firearms restrictions. Unwary executors of estates, trustees of trusts and their advisors can easily run afoul of the myriad of rules and regulations and commit unintentional felonies if a firearm is transferred improperly or to an improper transferee. There are substantial fines and jail time associated with these felonies.This topic is designed to give anyone involved in estate planning a brief overview of federal firearm laws and potential penalties related to improper transfers and possession of firearms. The topic will also provide the advisor with an understanding of how a properly designed gun trust can help their clients avoid inadvertently violating these laws and how the advisor can benefit from understanding these complex laws.
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A Perspective on Gun Law in the U.S.
- Time Line
- The Gun Control Act of 1968
- The National Firearms Act
- The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

Possession and Transfer of NFA and GCA Firearms
- Definitions
- Prohibited Persons
- Penalties for Improper Possession and Transfer
- Update on ATF Rule 41F
- Example State Law

Gun Trusts
- Basic Trust Concepts
- Reason Gun Trusts Are in Demand
- What Makes a Trust a Gun Trust?
- Alternative Entities
- Transfer Analysis
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C. Dennis Brislawn Jr., J.D., Oseran Hahn Spring Straight & Watts, P.S. Shawn J. Estep, J.D., LL.M. Tax, The Estep Law Firm, LLC
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This webinar is designed for estate planners, accountants, attorneys, trust administrators, presidents, vice presidents, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, financial planners and directors, business owners and managers.
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