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What is the Legal Age For Buying a Gun in Texas?

2022-03-18T16:01:16-05:00August 21st, 2018|Tags: |

How old do you have to be to buy a gun in Texas? It depends on what type of gun and what type of transaction. Under federal law when dealing with a Federal Firearms Licensee, also known as an FFL, you have to be at least 18 years old to purchase a long gun, and at least 21 years old to purchase a handgun. Here in Texas to purchase a long gun the rules are the same. But unlike federal law, Texans can purchase handguns at 18.

  • Can You Shoot Someone Breaking Into Your Car

Texas: Can You Shoot Someone Breaking Into Your Car?

2022-03-21T21:52:28-05:00July 22nd, 2017|Tags: |

Today, we’re going to talk about what you can do if someone is breaking into your vehicle while you’re at your house. Well, first of all, what is this crime even called? It’s called burglary of a motor vehicle.

Can You Legally Buy a Gun for Someone Else? The Ultimate Guide to Gifting a Gun

2022-02-08T19:34:10-06:00December 19th, 2016|

If you plan to make a gift of a firearm to a family member, close friend, or relative this season, there are right ways to do that — and some very wrong ways to transfer firearms to loved ones, say U.S. LawShield Independent Program Attorneys.

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