What Is Asset
is preserving and protecting your real estate, cash and other assets
from life's pitfalls of bad investments, lawsuits, creditors, sour
business ventures and predators who would like to separate you from
estate planning protects assets after you are dead,
asset protection protects assets while you are still living.
For example, a living trust distributes your assets after you die,
but a living trust has NO asset protection against lawsuits or
How Does Asset
To protect your
real estate, cash and other assets, they must be transferred into
legal structures where your ownership of them is shielded,
minimized, made invisible or turned into a control (not ownership)
interest. You control your assets but appear not to own them.
What Do You
Achieve with Asset Protection?
Keep What You Have Worked Hard For.
Unexpected risks and liability in life can take away everything you
have in an instant. Our legal system encourages frivolous lawsuits
because it doesn't cost anything to the person who wants to sue. But
you as the defendant must pay your defense attorney thousands every
month to defend yourself and attorneys love to drag matters out
for months and years. Many people are bankrupt on attorneys fees
before their case makes it to court or even shows much progress.
Level the Playing
Imagine starting a football game where you are given a 5 touchdown
lead from the beginning. Could your team play in such a way
that your opponent has no chance to catch up or win? Yes, of course.
This is what you can do with your assets before a creditor or
attacking attorney comes after you.
a Deal Most Favorable to You.
Asset protection creates a situation where you can negotiate a very
favorable and quick settlement should you find yourself under attack
by an attorney, or pursued by a creditor. No one wants the expense
of pursuing anyone who is not showing assets they will be able to
Who Needs to Protect Assets and Why?
If you are a W-2
salaried employee who rents and doesn't have a lot of cash, you do
not need asset protection. But if you own a business, work as a 1099
or other independent contractor status, own your home and/or
investment real estate, or invest in the stock market, precious
metals or valuable collectibles, you need asset protection.
If you lose your
assets your accounts, cash, cars and real estate - you lose your
financial lifestyle and security. And the older you get, the harder
it is to start over.
gives you peace of mind that no one can come after what is yours,
and that your assets will still be there when you retire and really