What: Workshop – Ask the Gun Lawyers When: Sunday, March 17, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Where: The Gun Shoppe, 4402 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231 Still confused about Florida’s newest gun laws? Or the state and federal bump stock bans? Not sure what the deal is with the ATF rules regarding NFA weapons and
By Cynthia M. Clark, JD, CFP “Can I keep my guns if I have a medical marijuana card in Florida?” “Can I get or keep a Florida concealed carry license if I have a medical marijuana card?” I’ve been getting these questions a lot lately. There seems to be an inclination for people to try
By Cynthia M. Clark, Esq. So, after three weeks of media hype and a circus-like spectacle, Governor Rick Scott signed this bill into law. Politics aside, the bill was horribly written and will likely face many court challenges over the next few years. Weeping teens and hysterical, uninformed parents demanded action. “Do something!” they screamed.
[Updated June 12, 2018] It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since I wrote One Toke Over the Line: Medical Marijuana Snuffs Out Gun Rights and even longer since I wrote Up In Smoke: Gun Rights Under Current Marijuana Laws. Pot is still making headlines, but now we’re starting to see actual governmental
There may now be a faster approval process for NFA transfers. The implementation of the onerous Rule 41F has massively bogged down the NFA transfer approval process, with wait times now approaching one year. But the ATF, in partnership with three private companies, has now implemented a barcode scanning system that is expected to cut
I’m often asked, “Can a gun trust protect my guns in a divorce?” The short answer, like most legal answers, is “It depends.” Estate planning isn’t about the documents – it’s about the plan. It’s about planning for the four D’s we don’t want to think about: death, disability, dementia, and divorce. Yes, divorce. Quick!
Update February 3, 2017: The House overturned this Rule – even the ACLU was on board! It now heads to the Senate. I’ve written before about Obama’s Social Security Administration’s new Rule that makes certain disabled recipients ineligible to possess guns. Well, it looks like the new Congress under the Trump administration will be reviewing –
What: Informal Lunch & Learn: Ask the Gun Lawyers When: Sunday, Feb. 5th at noon Where: Aegis Tactical, 5103 Lena Rd., Unit #113, Bradenton, FL 34211 Still confused about the new ATF rule regarding NFA weapons and gun trusts? Wondering what you should tell the police if you’re forced to use your weapon in self-defense? Hearing conflicting information about
Medical marijuana is now legal in Florida. Well, actually, it’s been legal for some time. We currently have a statute that allows terminally ill people to use a non-smoked, low-THC form of Mary Jane. But on November 8, 2016, Florida voters approved a constitutional amendment that will extend the use of medical marijuana to people with “debilitating
Attorney Cindy Clark of Tannenbaum Law Group in Sarasota, Florida, will be a panelist/presenter for the America Bar Association’s August 18, 2016, live webinar CLE program: “The Truth About Gun Trusts: What You Need to Know to Better Serve Your Clients.” Lawyers must take a certain number of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) hours each reporting period