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

May 27, 2014 0 Comments
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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In re Marciano – an analysis of the impossibility defense in contempt

February 4, 2013 0 Comments
In re Marciano – an analysis of the impossibility defense in contempt

For the past two decades, naysayers jump at any case where a debtor is held in contempt and happens to have a trust, with the overt statement or implication that asset protection planning results in contempt. The most recent case drawing such attention comes to us from California in the form of Marciano, and close analysis reveals very different reasons for the debtor’s incarceration.

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The Jamie Solow Case

April 1, 2010 1 Comment

The Jamie Solow contempt incarceration case has caused a lot of people to write a lot of articles and offer a lot of opinions – most of which are completely inaccurate. The author, Howard D. Rosen, is one of Mrs. Solow’s attorneys, attended court hearings, testified, and can state with accuracy what actually transpired in this case.

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The Morris Case

October 1, 2008 0 Comments
The Morris Case

A lengthy legal ordeal has finally ended for Merry Morris. Much has been written about her case, most of it inaccurate, according to Merry, whom we interviewed on September 25, 2008. We want to present the truth about her case, and what better source for the truth than Merry?

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Contempt of Court

January 1, 2008 4 Comments
Contempt of Court

Civil contempt incarceration in the context of asset protection planning has been the subject of a tremendous amount of commentary. Some writers seem to have “an axe to grind” in this regard, as they present half-truths and innuendos as if they were the law.

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