Howard Rosen explains asset protection planning.
According to the Wall Street Journal (July 15 – 16, 2006), asset protection planning has become “mainstream” planning. And just as planning professionals are obligated to advise clients on estate planning and financial planning matters, many feel that the same professionals are now ethically obligated to advise clients on asset protection matters. To determine if […]
What is an offshore trust and how it is used in asset protection? Howard Rosen answers these questions and more in this video.
A 2012 Illinois Supreme Court case, Rush University Medical Center v. Sessions, has been touted as proof that asset protection trusts, especially offshore trusts, do not work. In this issue we will clarify and enlighten our readers as to why that particular offshore trust failed to protect assets, and we will point out what could and should have been done differently so that the protective planning would have worked as intended.