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ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bryan L. Ciyou is a trial and appellate attorney at the Indianapolis law firm of Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. He earned his BA with distinction and graduated through the honors program, along with his JD,... Read More

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Are You Using The Current ATF 4473 Form?

Would You Bet Your License On It?  There is an old adage, “The only constant is change”. This true with everything in life, and law in particular. Everyone who has followed firearms law understand this. The Assault Weapons Ban was enacted and then vanished by its sunset provision in 2004. As Congress and its administrative agency, ATF, change laws, it sometimes requires a revision of the key form to purchase a weapon at retail, the ATF 4473 Form. With a change in the interpretation as it relates to the status of nonimmigrant aliens versus those admitted with a visa, the ATF 4473 Form had to be revised. This revision occurred… Read More

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The New ATF 4473 Form

Use It Or Lose It – And What’s Actually New! Almost anyone who purchased a firearm from a retail merchant, or holds a federal firearms license, can rattle off “the 4473 form” in general conversation as if it was a common a number as a “1911″. In some respect, at least today, it is. In essence, the 4473 from, which is filled out by the purchaser of a firearm from a retail merchant, is the way ATF holds a person accountable if they misrepresent their status and are disqualified from purchasing a firearm (e.g., have a domestic protective order issued against them). Nevertheless, as law changes so too does the… Read More

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FIND GUN LAWS BY STATE

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About the author
ABOUT THE AUTHOR Bryan L. Ciyou is a trial and appellate attorney at the Indianapolis law firm of Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. He earned his BA with distinction and graduated through the honors program, along with his JD,... Read More