Category Archives: Gun Trust

Having a Concealed Carry Permit is a “Privilege” not a “Right”

There has been a lot of discussion of the recent case in Florida where a man was arrested for carrying a firearm in the open…even though he had a concealed carry permit. But this isn’t about either of these issues, this is an issue every gun owner, regardless of their state, needs to be aware… Continue Reading

Health Issues Can Create a Stalemate

When we talk about “Possession and Transfer” issues there are many special circumstances that come into play based on individual situations. While many can be worked through with some careful planning, there are still those that are perplexing and require some very special attention. Medical issues are one of those that can really create some… Continue Reading

Sometimes the “Facts” Aren’t Really the “Facts”

Many people believe that just because someone has some “facts” or statistics or some other form of “infallible” information, we should believe them and move forward. With today’s abilities to “manipulate data” to say just about whatever they want or support whatever the cause, it requires us, as citizens, to do more investigation into what… Continue Reading

Gun Control…an Old Topic with New Approaches

Believe it or not, Gun Control has been around since the 1930’s. And during this time there have been many attempts, primarily aimed at the Second Amendment, to try and change the way Americans can own and use firearms. The history of this progression is actually quite fascinating and I wanted to share some of… Continue Reading

Gun Trusts Are Most Effective When They Have a “Buddy”

If there is one thing any (reputable) attorney will tell you, the law is so complex these days that it is a “combination” of things that make things work the way you want…not one single instrument, document, or tool. Gun Trusts are no different… Gun Trusts became really popular when they were being mass distributed… Continue Reading

Will Uniformity Prevail in Concealed Carry Reciprocity?

You may have already heard or been following the ongoing discussion (for years) about trying to create a uniform policy for carrying a concealed weapon from state to state without breaking any laws. Is it possible that now is the time for this to actually gain some momentum and acceptance within the legislature? Is it… Continue Reading

Are Restrictive Gun Laws Bad for Local Economies?

One of the discussions that is happening, mainly behind the scenes, about the pros and cons of more restrictive gun laws has to do with economics. Most things do seem to come down to economics in some way and gun laws are no different. One way this is happening is with gun manufacturers. If you… Continue Reading

Background Checks May Just Be the Beginning…

I have shared with you in my previous posts how the laws in one state are, or will, affect the laws in other states, including our own. Legislators and government officials are a bit like lemmings in that when one state does something the others like to pick up on that and run with it… Continue Reading

Gun Laws in Other States Impact EVERYONE…

One topic that comes up regularly is, “what is going on in other states gun laws and should I even care or worry about what they are doing?” The simple answer is “absolutely YES.” As an attorney, we can only practice in the states we are licensed. This means I can’t practice in New York… Continue Reading