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QPRT as Asset Protection vs Ultra Trust Irrevocable Trust

We’re asked often “should I use a QPRT as asset protection”? When you have worked hard and invested time, effort and money to increase the value of your property, then it makes sense for you to hand the family home over to your children. The Qualified Personal Residence Trust (QPRT) has been used to reduce […]


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Irrevocable Trust vs Will: The Top Five Differences

Watch the video on Like this video? Subscribe to our channel. When meeting with your financial planner to prepare or modify your estate plan, a discussion about the best ways to accomplish your goals will invariably involve irrevocable trusts vs will. Depending upon the types of assets you own, family circumstances, possible health concerns, and […]


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Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust Advantages

 Watch the video on Like this video? Subscribe to our channel. Here we examine the differences of revocable vs. irrevocable trust advantages. If you reposition (transfer) your assets through the use of an IRREVOCABLE TRUST, you will no longer own them. If you don’t own assets, no one will want to sue you; no […]


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Top 8 Things People Overlook with Estate Planning

1. The Entire Estate Plan What do Jimi Hendrix, Steve McNair, Michael Jackson, and Bob Marley all have in common? They all died without a proper estate plan or even a will and their heirs paid the price in legal fees, court costs, and endless delays. Many people die “intestate,” (without a will). Even though […]


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15 Things to consider when creating a trust

In the realm of financial planning, creating a trust can be one of the most important steps in terms of achieving solid asset protection and designing an adequate estate plan. Creating a trust does not have to be a difficult process, but it does require thoughtful consideration and planning. Choose the right legal or financial […]


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Top 10 Things to Do When Being Sued

The threat of a lawsuit, or the prospect of litigation, sends most people into an emotional state somewhere between panic and outrage, especially if that person hasn’t protected their assets ahead of time. Running a business or getting through the daily routines of personal life can be overwhelming without the added stress of a process […]


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LLC Lawsuit Protection: 8 Case Studies

Many business owners believe that they can simply incorporate their businesses into an Limited Liability Company (aka LLC) and they’ll achieve LLC lawsuit protection for their personal assets. However, that is an extreme oversimplification of the law and at the core of misleading consumers by the “LLC farms” out there. Lawyers should know that if […]


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Fraudulent Transfers, Civil Conspiracy, Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

What are Fraudulent Transfers? What is Civil Conspiracy? What is the Uniform Fraudulent Act state regarding LLC and creditor claims? Discuss the Single Member LLC within the context of owning public shares in a stock and its role in asset protection. Under the Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act you would be committing a crime, see Section […]


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Pros and Cons of Prenuptial Agreement vs. Irrevocable Trust Protection

Premarital discussions that deal with financial issues and the possibility of asset distribution in case of a breakup are as romantic as getting a root canal done or spending an entire day in traffic court. Prenuptial agreements are not for all couples, but many legal analysts argue that they should be. These premarital agreements present […]


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Prenup vs. an Irrevocable Trust to Protect Assets in a Divorce

The unfortunate truth in the United States today is that divorce is a 50% probability on average and if you or your spouse are in a stressful job such as a doctor, lawyer, or business owner, the number is more like 70%. Nobody likes to go into a marriage thinking about divorce, but with those […]


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