Find Out How Key Estate Planning Tools are Drafted and Implemented. Every client’s estate is unique in its assets composition, family dynamics and future needs, but all are ruled by the same principles and are subject to the same tax and legal limitations. In this comprehensive legal guide, experienced attorney faculty will guide you through […]
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October 29 2019 Howard will participate in a continuing education program for attorneys and CPA’s sponsored by the National Business Institute (in Pembroke Pines, Florida). His topic will be “Asset Protection Trusts – Domestic & Offshore”.
A battle is raging between US-based attorneys over the use of Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (DAPTs) or their offshore counterparts (Foreign Asset Protection Trusts or FAPTs). Fifteen states (and counting) have enacted some form of asset protection trust legislation, but the efficacy of these DAPTs has been called into question since inception. At the 48th […]
This month’s publication of BNA Tax Management’s Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal includes a new article by Howard Rosen, Esq. and Patricia Donlevy-Rosen, Esq. titled “A Review and Critique of the Asset Protection Aspects of The 2013 Ohio Legacy Trust Act.”
A recent ICIJ report details the abuse of offshore trusts and accounts for tax evasion and money laundering. The report serves as a reminder that there are significant risks associated with improper planning and dealing with inexperienced planners. We have identified six lessons that the report provides on dealing with offshore trusts and accounts.