Are You Making These 15 Asset Protection Mistakes?

Asset protection is a broad area of law that tries to shield assets from creditors and other parties. The American Bar Association says that asset protection is for “high-risk occupations (i.e., doctors and real estate developers) and very wealthy individuals that realize they are targets for creditors.” And while that’s true generally, in states like […]

Texas Prenuptial Agreements: Don’t Make These Mistakes

Within popular culture, prenuptial agreements often get presented as a hurdle to true love or marriage. In the 2003 romantic screwball comedy movie, Intolerable Cruelty, George Clooney and Catherin Zeta-Jones’s characters dramatically rip apart prenuptial agreements as a sign of their love. But this is an overly simplistic view of what can be an essential […]

13 Creditor Protected Assets in Texas

Texas is known as being a haven for debtors, going back to before it was even a US state. Protections for debtors against creditors run through Texas history and inform the state constitution. In an interview with Dallas Morning News, one advisor for JPMorgan called Texas one of the most debtor-friendly states, and said that […]

Why DYI Asset Protection Is a Bad Idea

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One of the inevitable questions anyone has when they’re either educating themselves on asset-protection in Texas or developing a plan for it is whether or not to go the do-it-yourself route. The proliferation of DIY legal websites the past several years has made it easier to cut out the middleman and forge ahead solo. While […]