3 Trusts That Provide Asset Protection

Trusts are a useful way for individuals and couples to protect their assets for themselves and loved ones. The Motley Fool compiled an up-to-date list of trusts that are available for those of all income brackets when preparing for the financial needs of a family. Here are some of the best trusts for asset protection. … Read more3 Trusts That Provide Asset Protection

Knowing the Rights and Benefits of Private Membership Associations

Generally, those in a private membership association are not under the jurisdiction of the state, local, and federal governments’ laws and regulations, the exception being, when a private membership associates’ activities present a clear and present danger. Origins and Powers Even during intense litigation the court consistently upheld the status of the private membership association, … Read moreKnowing the Rights and Benefits of Private Membership Associations

Pro-Se Litigation: The Right to Defend Yourself in Court

Finding yourself in front of a judge can be an unnerving proposition. Never-the-less court dockets are full in practically every courtroom around the nation. Either one person is suing another for real or perceived damages or someone has been accused of a crime and is facing potential jail time. Despite what we might see on … Read morePro-Se Litigation: The Right to Defend Yourself in Court

Distribute Your Assets Privately in Less Time with a Living Trust

A living trust allows you to place your assets into a trust to later be passed on to your beneficiaries upon your passing. This process calls for you to choose a successor trustee who transfers the trust to your beneficiaries. After death, your assets are subject to the lawful debt.  The successor will pay your … Read moreDistribute Your Assets Privately in Less Time with a Living Trust

Determining If You Are Judgment Proof

If you have past due debts, a creditor can call you incessantly, but can’t actually make you pay without filing a lawsuit. If they are successful, the courts will grant them a money judgment for the amount that you owe. Once that has happened, the creditor will be able to go after your assets in … Read moreDetermining If You Are Judgment Proof

Control and Protect Business and Personal Assets via Texas Joint-Stock Company

A Texas Joint Stock Company or TJSC is a private contract that provides you with 1,000 shares in exchange for your assets. TJSC is legally recognized as a separate entity or person. It’s important to note that this is different from other entity programs. Public contracts are subject to the Fraudulent Transfer Act which a … Read moreControl and Protect Business and Personal Assets via Texas Joint-Stock Company

Benefits of Creating a Living Trust

A living trust can be defined as the process of managing one’s financial assets for one’s current and future enjoyment. This is different than a standard trust, which holds property aside for a future beneficiary. Living trusts allow both the trustee and the beneficiary to profit from the ongoing hands-on management of the trustee. Living … Read moreBenefits of Creating a Living Trust

Using Pro-Se Litigation in Civil Court

Going to court is never an enjoyable experience. With the substantial cost of attorney fees, having to gather a significant amount of evidence, and having to spend lengthy amounts of time in the lawyer’s office, fighting for your legal rights becomes overwhelming. There is a solution, however. Pro-Se Litigation is a type of legal strategy in which you represent yourself in civil suits. Luckily, there is hope; you … Read moreUsing Pro-Se Litigation in Civil Court

A Strategic Criminal Reversal – When Is This Possible?

Judging in today’s world carries no punishment against the jury or the judge and leaves the accused in the position of fighting for their innocence. In a trial, the allegations against the accused must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. A Strategic Criminal Reversal – When Is This Possible? However, there have been many instances in … Read moreA Strategic Criminal Reversal – When Is This Possible?

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Pro-Se Litigation

As every TV court drama assures us, there is a right to an attorney in a criminal proceeding. However, in a civil proceeding, there is no such right. In some civil cases, an attorney is not even allowed: Small claims courts, where the dollar value is below the state’s statutory amount, prohibit attorneys in the … Read moreAvoiding the Pitfalls of Pro-Se Litigation