Asset Protection Strategy

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Asset Protection

Despite the relative large number of lawyers that presumably would handle divorce, adoption and child custody matters, Texas reported that of 77,056 attorneys, only 697 in the entire state were certified in family law (which is, arguably, the applicable specialty). Assets owned by a debtor through a legal entity are not deemed owned by the debtor because legal entities have a separate juridical existence. Other states allow indirect indications of specialization (in forms of advertisements such as "our practice is limited to . While this technique affords the client the best possible protection, it is also the most radical and may result in additional income taxes. By contrast an attorney-at-law, or lawyer, is a person trained and licensed by a relevant jurisdiction to practice law: to represent clients in legal matters and to give legal advice.

Asset protection (sometimes also referred to as debtor-creditor law) refers to a set of legal techniques and a body of statutory and common law dealing with protecting assets of individuals and business entities from civil money judgments. The charging order limitation limits a creditor's remedy to a lien against the distributions from the entity, without conferring on the creditor any voting or management rights. In most states, even the practice of law by an "out-of-state" lawyer is considered the unauthorized practice of law within that state. The creditor will be unable to domesticate its judgment in Saint Vincent, and will usually be unable to litigate its case de novo in Saint Vincent. The final available alternative to protect a personal residence is by contributing the residence to a qualified personal residence trust ("QPRT").

The vast majority of lawyers practicing in a particular field may typically not be certified as specialists in that field (and state board certification is not generally required to practice law in any field). The protection afforded by LLCs and limited partnerships is derived from the concept of the charging order limitation, addressed in more detail below. Even basic digital cameras can offer quite advanced features nowadays. The final available alternative to protect a personal residence is by contributing the residence to a qualified personal residence trust ("QPRT"). Specialization in patent law is administered by the Office of Enrollment and Discipline of the USPTO, which imposes stringent requirements for applicants to become registered as patent attorneys or patent agents.

Engaging in after-the-fact asset protection planning may be deemed to be a fraudulent transfer allowing the creditor to set aside the planning. A properly structured asset protection plan allows the debtor to reveal the nature and the structure of the plan without sacrificing its efficency Categories: Business law | Personal financeViewsArticle Discussion Edit this page History Personal toolsSign in / create account Navigation
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