Can you pawn a gun not registered in your name?
That depends on where you live. In most of the US, there is no registration required for firearms- dealers must retain a record of a sale. If there is a local registration requirement, you may not possess the gun at all if not registered to you. If no state registration requirement exists, yes, you may pawn a gun that you own- IF the pawnbroker has a Federal Firearms License. Some do, some don't.
Gun in your name it was purchased by your husband you are splitting up and will not return the gun what should you do?
Pawn shops are a legitimate business, and tightly regulated under state and Federal laws. To pawn anything, you will have to provide them with your ID. If a firearm has been reported to the police as stolen, information on that gun will be entered in the NCIC computer system. When you sell that stolen gun to the pawn shop, and they enter it into their inventory, the computer system recognizes it as a stolen firearm…
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Go to at least three pawn shops that sell guns and have it appraised. You can also try a google on the gun. Enter the age and type of gun on the google. Or you can enter as much info on the Gun here and someone may know. If you know the name of the company that made it, you can contact them to get an idea of its value.
Perfectly legal- IF the Pawn Shop has an 02 Federal Firearms License, AND you are old enough and legally able to possess a firearm, AND you have a government issued photo ID that shows your name, age and address. The pawn shop must comply with Federal laws, and before returning a redeemed gun must conduct a background check. Not all pawn shops have a Federal Firearms License, and those shops cannot pawn or sell guns.