Protection against red flag?

not that I’m a hothead, or would use my firearms in any unlawful way but, what if someone gets a bug, some lefty that hates guns, and sees I have a training business and then screams gun nut, or whatever.
I’m wondering if putting my guns in a trust owned by my LLC would effectively provide a level of protection for 1. keeping my guns 2. allowing me to run my training business by hiring a firearms instructor? 3. preventing the confiscation by police should they come to take them they aren’t mine they are the corporations. What does everyone think about this?


No help to the specifics here. Unfortunately this type of law is new and there is little case law to go with.

If you are worried about someone “Flagging” or “SWATing” you and you have a training business then it may be prudent to put your guns in a trust and get them out from your personal abode. For SD I’d keep a few disposable guns (ones you can live without for a while) in your house. Keep your business guns at your business.

My opinion, worth what you paid for it.



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@Frank I think you need to contact the USCCA Attorney and ask your question, if not everyone has an opinion if you understand what I’m saying @Frank

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@Tom_Grieve and @MikeBKY any insight for @Frank about putting your firearms in a trust?


@Frank I do not believe a gun trust is the answer. Gun trusts are used to protect ownership of firearms, primarily NFA firearms, in a trust instead of in personal ownership. This is usually done so that the trust can be transferred without transferring the ownership of the firearms putting someone in violation of the NFA. It can also be used the same for transferring non-NFA weapons without having to go through probate in the courts.
With respect to red flag laws, possession, not necessarily ownership, will be the issue and the gun trust or ownership by the LLC will not help the possession issue, especially if it is a single member LLC. It may make it possible for another member of the LLC or beneficiary of the trust to get possession of them back from the police but that would still require court approval.

You also need to consider that these issues will be dependent upon how the statutes are written, how they are implemented by law enforcement and interpreted by the courts in each jurisdiction where they are enacted.


Impossible to say if it would help, given that we are dealing with unknown facts, unknown laws (including future potential laws). In general, big picture, I don’t see it helping. As I tell folks: if things are to a point where swat teams are at your door, if you think trust or corporate entity will save you… think again.

I am not saying this is how it ought, or ought not to be. Just the way it is.


Thanks for the insight.

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