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Toni 1 Trust Case Provides Roadmap to DAPT Failure

April 18, 2018
Toni 1 Trust Case Provides Roadmap to DAPT Failure

We’ve said it before and we will say it again, Domestic Asset Protection Trusts (“DAPTs”) are not reliable. Can they work sometimes? Of course. Would you use a seatbelt that worked sometimes? Of course not. As if additional evidence of this was needed, the Bertrans and their Toni 1 Trust have come along to provide […]

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“Domestic Asset Protection Trusts Can Fail” says Estate Planning Expert

January 27, 2014 2 Comments
“Domestic Asset Protection Trusts Can Fail” says Estate Planning Expert

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 […]

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