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Planning for a Crisis The world around us is constantly changing and evolving. During times like these, we want you to have peace of mind knowing, with certainty, that your assets are secure and your estate plan is set. To know if you are ready for a potential crisis you
What is a Utah Domestic Asset Protection Trust (UDAPT)? A UDAPT is an irrevocable trust that provides (1) asset protection, (2) control, (3) and access. Hundreds of years of laws previously stated that your creditor can get access assets in your trust to the extent that you can benefit
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Enhances Support for saving state income tax with ING Trusts (NINGs, DINGs, WINGs etc.)(North Carolina Department Of Revenue V. Kimberley Rice Kaestner 1992 Family Trust)
On July 21, 2019 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that North Carolina could not tax the income of a New York trust where the only connection to North Carolina was a discretionary beneficiary who had not received and could not demand distributions. While the court’s opinion was applied narrowly
One of the simplest planning techniques to protect against claims from creditors, even the IRS, is to use a properly drafted irrevocable non self-settled trust. For generations, courts have found that these types of trusts will not be accessible by the creditors of the individual creating the trust. In U.S.