April 23 2019 Both Patricia and Howard will participate in a nationwide Canadian continuing legal education program sponsored by the Osgoode Hall Law School (at York University, Toronto, Canada). Howard will discuss drafting strategies for the offshore asset protection trust and Patricia will discuss special techniques for protecting real estate from creditors.
May 1 – 3 2019 Both Patricia and Howard will participate in the Southpac Offshore Planning Institute at the Four Seasons Hotel in Nevis. Howard will discuss both drafting strategies and federal tax reporting requirements for the offshore asset protection trust and Patricia will discuss special techniques for protecting real estate from creditors. Both Patricia […]
June 7 2019 Both Patricia and Howard will be presenting a continuing legal education program for the Dallas Bar Association. Howard will discuss drafting strategies for the offshore asset protection trust and Patricia will discuss special techniques for protecting real estate from creditors.
Our Uniform Law Commission (ULC) unanimously adopted (this week) the Uniform Voidable Transactions Act.
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 […]
According to the Wall Street Journal (July 15 – 16, 2006), asset protection planning has become “mainstream” planning. And just as planning professionals are obligated to advise clients on estate planning and financial planning matters, many feel that the same professionals are now ethically obligated to advise clients on asset protection matters. To determine if […]
Patricia Donlevy-Rosen, Esq. is a shareholder (partner) of the law firm of Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. Her notable publications include the RIA Tax Advisors Planning Series titled "Asset Protection Planning". Due to Patricia's extensive experience with offshore asset protection planning and the protection of immovable assets, she is regarded as an authority on the subjects among her peers. ... Read More
Howard Rosen, Esq. is a shareholder (partner) of the law firm of Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A. His notable publications include the BNA Tax Management Portfolio titled "Asset Protection Planning" (1994, 2002), of which he is a founding author. Due to Howard's extensive experience with offshore asset protection planning and the related tax issues, he is regarded as an ... Read More
Congratulations! You’ve won that big promotion, come into an inheritance, or sold your company at a tidy profit. Now what? You, my friend, have a wealth problem. As problems go, that’s a good one to have. You can pay off your mortgage, quit worrying about sending your kids to good colleges, take a well-deserved vacation. […]
14 questions to ask your prospective lawyer about asset protection.
Potential clients often call us asking if we can set up an “offshore account” for them. Is this what they really mean, or are they (or should they be) asking about an offshore trust? In this issue we’ll compare the asset protection efficacy of an individual establishing an offshore account versus establishing an offshore trust which itself establishes an offshore account.