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What is a Straw Purchase?

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A straw purchase is any purchase wherein the buyer is receiving the goods or services on behalf of a third party. In reference to firearms transactions, straw purchases are strictly unlawful. A buyer cannot purchase a gun on behalf of

Posted in Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

Can I Get My Weapon Back?

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If you are convicted of a crime involving a firearm in Texas, your gun could be taken away permanently if certain elements apply. It will be forfeited to the state, but you may be able to get it back in

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

What Is a Prohibited Weapon in Texas?

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Texas has a reputation as Second Amendment-friendly state. But the right to own and carry a handgun or shotgun does not automatically apply to other kinds of weapons. In fact, Collin County residents need to know they may be in

Posted in Federal Firearms Violation

10 Things You Need to Know About Federal Gun Laws

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Texas has always been a state that protects the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Texas law does not require law-abiding citizens to obtain a license or permit before purchasing a handgun, shotgun or even looking for the best

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

What You Should Know About Open Carry In Texas

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Amidst a lot of controversy, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas’s open carry bill into law in June 2015. It went into effect on January 1, 2016, but despite the long lead time to prepare for its implementation, there is a

Posted in Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Firearms Violation

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