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When The BATF Pays A Visit

"There is no wholly satisfactory substitute for brains, but silence does pretty well." --Anonymous

PROBABLY one of the least favorite events for any Federal Firearms Licensee (hereafter "FFL") is a visit from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (hereafter "BATF"). This can occur in one of at least six very different ways and your legal rights and recommended responses vary accordingly.