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There are more gun owners in the United States than anywhere else in the world, and there are approximately 65,000 registered guns in Wisconsin1. Therefore, it’s important for lawyers handling wills, trusts, and probate in Wisconsin to have a thorough understanding of how to protect clients’ firearms and accessories. Gun trusts allow for a streamlined transfer upon the death of the grantor to a designated heir. Additionally, gun trusts can be used to protect firearms collections, safeguarding them for future generations.
Differing regulations found in federal, state, and local law can add complexity to estate plans involving gun collections. Gun Trusts will give you the knowledge to sort through the varying levels of regulation so you can effectively help gun owners with their estate planning needs.
You’ll review the history and evolution of federal law that has made gun trusts the preferred vehicle of ownership for certain types of firearms. You’ll also uncover the reasons for holding firearms in trust and learn about important protections for trustees.
Gain a firm understanding of the requirements for a valid gun trust and pick up helpful tips on drafting trusts with flexibility in mind with help from Gun Trusts.