Class 3 License:  “In today’s world, obtaining class 3 weapons can be a real hassle.  There are numerous options that crop up when dealing with the BATF and local police concerning the ownership and possession of these weapons.  Remember, it is up to you to keep yourself up to date on the laws and regulations involving these restricted firearms. A NFA trust is an estate planning tool which can be used to acquire NFA (Class 3) weapons, suppressors and destructive devices. . . . Unless you are an experience trust attorney that has knowledge of NFA trusts, you will need to hire an attorney to make sure everything is followed to the letter of the law.  They are not outrageously expensive, but some people just don’t like working with attorneys.  Do yourself a favor and contact a good one – it will save you headaches in the long run.