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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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Rush University Case: What Could Have Been Done Differently?

Rush University Case: What Could Have Been Done Differently?

A 2012 Illinois Supreme Court case, Rush University Medical Center v. Sessions, has been touted as proof that asset protection trusts, especially offshore trusts, do not work. In this issue we will clarify and enlighten our readers as to why that particular offshore trust failed to protect assets, and we will point out what could and should have been done differently so that the protective planning would have worked as intended.

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