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gun appraisals - a comprehensive guide for probates, insurances and gun trusts

Gun Appraisals: A Comprehensive Guide for Probates, Insurances, and Gun Trusts

Gun appraisals hold a lot of weight in numerous legal and financial contexts. Some examples include probates, insurances, and gun trusts. Whether you are an inheritor of firearms, a gun collector, or a new gun owner navigating insurance coverage and estate planning, understanding the value of gun appraisals can save you time and headaches. In ...
types of illegal firearms

What Guns are Illegal in California

Firearms are highly regulated and the laws surrounding them vary from state to state. In California, there are strict laws in place regarding firearms, rifles, shotguns, and assault rifles. These laws dictate which types of firearms are legal and which ones are illegal. Today we explore the types of guns that are legal in California ...
best practices for safe gun storage
Gun Safety

Best Practices for Safe Gun Storage in California

As a gun owner in California, it is not only your right but also your responsibility to keep your guns safe and secure. One crucial aspect of responsible gun ownership is safe gun storage. Not only does this protect your loved ones from accidental injuries, but it's also required by law in California. Proper gun ...

Is it Legal to Have a Gun in Your Car in California?

If you're a gun owner in California, it's essential to understand the state's laws around transporting firearms. Whether you're on your way to the shooting range, selling your guns, or moving to a new home and need to transfer them between residences, it's crucial to know if it's legal to have a gun in your ...
the safest way to dispose of a broken firearm in california

The Safest Way to Dispose of a Broken Firearm in California

Do you have broken firearms that are taking up space in your home? Perhaps they're not valuable enough to sell, or you don't want to deal with the hassle of repairing them. Whatever the reason, disposing of them can be tricky and dangerous, especially if you don't have experience with firearms. That's why we put ...

California Gun Buyback Programs: Everything You Need to Know

Gun buyback programs have become a popular tool used by law enforcement agencies across the US to promote public safety and address gun violence. California, a state with a long history of gun violence, has been at the forefront of implementing these programs. This guide covers everything you need to know about gun buyback programs ...

What disqualifies you from owning a gun in California?

Are you considering owning a gun in California, or have you recently come into possession of one? It's important to know whether or not you are eligible to own a firearm in the state. Here we'll look at what disqualifies someone from owning a gun in California. Who cannot own a gun in California? If ...

When Kindness Leads to Opportunity: The Origin Story of California Gun Services

Every company has a story behind its creation. For California Gun Services, the story begins with a simple act of kindness that led the company's owner, Jeff, to discover a growing need in his community. It all started while Jeff was working at his first business venture, a family-owned painting company. While at a client's ...
Jeff meeting with homeowner

Safe Gun Storage, Ownership and Disposal

One day, I was looking for my grandfather’s whetstone, to sharpen an old pair of shears, and I stumbled across his Colt Python 357 Magnum. I thought it might be a relic from one of the movies he worked on in the 50’s, but according to my grandma, it was just “one of those things ...

Borrowing a Gun: Loaning Firearms to Adults

Under federal law, you may temporarily loan or rent a firearm to an out-of-state resident who is not prohibited from possessing firearms for lawful sporting purposes.  California law, prior to 2017, allowed a firearm to be “infrequently” loaned between two people who knew each other, as long as the loan did not exceed 30 days.  ...

The Proper Way to Store a Gun

Proper gun storage is critical. The most important part of storing a gun is safety. California Law says it is illegal to knowingly store a firearm where a minor or person that is not legally allowed to posses a firearm may have access.  In short: Lock the gun in a safe, closet or room where ...

Loaded Inheritance: Safe Gun Storage, Ownership and Disposal with California Gun Services

Article by Ann Laurence, Published in the South County Magazine, May 2019 Read original article | Download article My grandparents owned a beautiful three bedroom casita in Solana Beach. Just up the road from the train station, their home was built in the twenties, and renovated completely when I was in high school. When my ...