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By Patricia Donlevy-Rosen

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS? Beware the “Post Sale Price Reduction” – Protect Those Sale Proceeds!

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS? Beware the “Post Sale Price Reduction” – Protect Those Sale Proceeds!

This newsletter discusses litigation risks associated with the sale of a business and what a smart seller should do to protect the sale proceeds.

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SO YOU THINK YOUR HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED? Think Again!

SO YOU THINK YOUR HOMESTEAD IS PROTECTED? Think Again!

This newsletter discusses some loopholes to the protection of your homestead, and what you can do to close those loopholes and ensure that protection.

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ENHANCING CREDITOR PROTECTION OF IRA FUNDS: Inherited and Otherwise

ENHANCING CREDITOR PROTECTION OF IRA FUNDS: Inherited and Otherwise

This newsletter discusses protecting an inherited IRA and your own IRA from creditors, particularly in view of the 2014 Supreme Court case of Clark v. Rameker.

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CONTEMPT OF COURT – PART 2: Self-Created Impossibility Defense

CONTEMPT OF COURT – PART 2: Self-Created Impossibility Defense

This newsletter discusses contempt of court, and a new case that reaffirms the right to establish offshore trusts without fear of incarceration.

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FRACKING: The Coming Litigation Storm…

FRACKING: The Coming Litigation Storm…

Volume XXII • Number 1 • March/April 2014 INTRODUCTION. Fracking (hydraulic fracturing) is a drilling process that was first commercially used in 1949, and one whose use has exploded in recent years. Fracking involves forcing fluid at high pressure into a geologic formation containing oil or gas. The fluid fractures the formation, allowing oil and […]

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Spousal Transfers: We Told You So

Spousal Transfers: We Told You So

We are often asked by potential clients, “Can’t I just transfer my assets to my spouse to protect them?” We have always recommended against that “strategy” for a number of reasons, not the least of which, we tell our clients: “What if she/he decides to divorce you? You could lose it all forever.” Another significant reason is that the transfer could be easily “undone” by a court if a fraudulent transfer is found to have occurred. Thus, no asset protection.

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