By Dennis Brislawn
Firearms are used in a variety of lawful contexts, including sport and self-defense. Some estimates hold that there are about 100 million gun owners in the U.S. with more than 300 million firearms (give or take) in circulation.
Given this reality, it is fairly safe to say that one or more firearms will appear in an estate planning context whether a person likes them or not. Estate planning attorneys help protect clients and their assets, but firearms are in a class all by themselves — we must consider safety in both physical handling and administration of estate firearms.
Millions of Washingtonians enjoy and share firearms as part...