When you buy a gun from a store is it registered in your name then?
Depends on where the store is located. In the US, all gun dealers maintain a record of the sale in their store for 20 years. In most states, there IS no government registration of firearms. In some, you must register the firearm with the state. Without knowing where you are, we can't give a more precise answer.
Gun in your name it was purchased by your husband you are splitting up and will not return the gun what should you do?
You can own a hand gun in indonesia. You must first take a safety course. Then you must buy your gun, and be registered as a gun club member. And you are purchasing it for security. Or you must claim it is for hunting purposes Once you have the permit. It is legal to openly carry your hand gun in public.
Well how did they get in your name? Do you live in a state or city where there is mandatory gun registration, even for private-party transactions? Or are you just talking about the federal "firearms and transfer record" (federal registration) that a person has to fill-out when they buy a gun from a gun dealer (FFL holder-- a sporting goods store, gun shop, or pawn shop usually)?
That would depend on where you purchased the gun and what the local laws are. If you purchased a gun from a private seller it would be your responsibility to register it. If you purchase from a gun store, they probably register it during the sale. However, only a few states require registration. So the answer is, you probably don't have to register the gun, regardless of where you bought it, unless you live in…
call the state police and give them the serial number off the weapon or take it to a gun shop and have them do a check, but if you were smart and bought the gun legally at a gun show or gun dealer the gun will most likely not be stolen due to the background check and gun registry, also if you purchased the gun off of any tom, dick ,or harry and did not…