Asset Protection

Trust Trend: Make Heirs Wait

Posted on: July 15th, 2013
How long will it take you to receive your inheritance in North Carolina? If our state follows a national trend, the time may be growing longer. ...

Estate Planning Tips for Second Homes

Posted on: June 19th, 2013
North Carolina coastal properties from Corolla down to Sunset Beach are attractive investment homes that can be rented out during the summer season, used as a winter escape, and eventually a primary retirement home. ...

Creditors Can Still Collect From Foreign Trusts

Posted on: May 13th, 2013
Foreign trusts, or offshore trusts, are popular asset protection tools as they are notorious for providing superior protection from creditors. However, foreign trusts are not creditor-proof. ...

Top States for Domestic Asset Protection Trusts

Posted on: May 7th, 2013
Steve Oshin’s 2013 Annual Domestic Asset Protection Trust State Rankings were released and show the highest scoring state for DAPTs is Nevada....

Ways to Protect an Inheritance from Creditors

Posted on: April 30th, 2013
Bequeathing assets involves more than naming beneficiaries. Creating a proper estate plan offers individuals and families the ability to protect their assets for loved ones after they’re gone. Unexpected claims could drain accounts and threaten properties that were intended to be passed on to beneficiaries. ...

3 Tips for National Estate Planning Awareness Week

Posted on: October 16th, 2012
October 15-21, 2012 is National Estate Planning Awareness Week. The country-wide campaign focuses on educating individuals about the importance of planning their estates, and the risks they face if they have not yet created an estate plan. ...
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