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Asset Protection for Your Heirs

I was asked recently by a client whether the revocable living trust we were creating for him would protect his assets from his creditors. The answer is no. While the revocable trust is a great estate planning and probate avoidance tool, it is not an asset protection trust. Because you still have full control over the assets in your revocable living trust, the law recognizes that they are your assets, and your creditors can get to them in the same way as if they were in your personal name and not in your trust. I went on to tell him that while...

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