Individuals with significant net worth and charitable goals should consider an asset protection strategy to ensure that their charitable goals will be met. Our contingency fee legal system makes it relatively easy for a lawsuit – justifiable or not – to be brought against a “high value target”. Therefore prudent planning dictates asset protection to be certain that charitable and other dispositions will be made as desired.
Attorneys Patricia Donlevy-Rosen & Howard Rosen often receive media attention in the US as a result of their prominence in the field of offshore asset protection planning. However, their recent trip to the Cook Islands (where they consulted with officials on new legislation) was covered in detail by the Cook Islands News – a first for the attorneys!
Our new article published by the Miami Herald, titled “Planning to sell your business? Make sure your assets are protected”, gives entrepreneurs and business owners advice on how to protect the proceeds of the sale of a business.
Congratulations! You’ve sold your business and the ink has finally dried on your check. Now what? You may have a very specific plan for that money or you may not, but either way it is crucial to protect it. Why? We have often seen the purchaser run the business into the ground and try to […]
Effective March 27, 2013, Ohio joined the growing list of states that have enacted asset protection trust legislation. This article provides a review and critique of the asset protection aspects of the Ohio Legacy Trust Act (Act).
Years ago asset protection planning was an infrequently discussed topic between CPAs and their clients. Today, however, the topic often arises. Therefore, CPAs must have a basic knowledge of the strategies and techniques available to their clients to be able to intelligently respond to client inquiries.
Amendment 8 prohibits a physician who has been “found to have committed three or more incidents of medical malpractice from being licensed to practice medicine in Florida” (emphasis supplied). How do you protect yourself from that Draconian rule? You implement a comprehensive asset protection strategy.