When you are thinking about asset protection and estate planning, you may think that the two go hand-in-hand. Sometimes that’s true, but not always. If you go to the trouble of creating a living trust to hold your assets, you think that this keeps them out of creditor’s hands. The common revocable living trust used in estate … Read moreConsider an Irrevocable Trust for Asset Protection
If you’ve been considering estate planning, and specifically a living trust, it may benefit you to consider a family trust. A family trust is a type of living trust, with the allocation of assets or funds being made to your named beneficiaries – family members – with certain conditions attached. The trust is managed by an appointed … Read moreThe Benefits of Establishing a Family Living Trust
In today’s seemingly sue-happy society, one has to plan for asset protection. You work hard to save money, plan for retirement, and buy stocks, bonds, CDs, real estate, and vehicles. After all, isn’t having financial security considered part of the American dream? It can be scary to think that a resentful neighbor, or an unceasing creditor, can … Read moreJudgment Proofing: What Does it Mean for You?
Most everyone realizes that it’s important to have a legal document drafted that outlines the distributions of your assets at the time of your death. This helps ensure that your wishes are honored, and it makes life a bit easier for family members and beneficiaries. Without this important document, the court has a big say … Read moreWhy a Living Trust Could Benefit You
What is judgment proofing? According to nolo.com: “When a creditor sues you and gets a money judgment against you, it has a variety of methods it can use to collect on that money judgment… However, if you don’t have any income or property that the creditor can legally go after, then you are what is often … Read moreJudgment Proofing – How we can help you
The United States prides itself on being a country with a high regard for freedom. The most basic of these freedoms are in the 1st amendment and the 14th amendment, the former of which is part of a larger collection of freedoms known as the Bill of Rights. The 1st amendment protects freedom of religion, freedom … Read moreKnow Your Rights
Defending against lawsuits can be expensive and has the potential of destroying a business’ finances completely, resulting in the loss of the case and business. ProAdvocate Group has the knowledge and legal expertise to help members defend themselves Pro Se, as the attorney of record. With our guidance and help with all legal actions and … Read morePro-Se Litigation Gives Smaller Businesses an Edge