Benefits of Asset Protection Planning

Financial disaster can stem from personal setbacks like divorce, business disputes, litigation, and numerous other causes.  But the last few months of 2012 remind us that sudden, unexpected financial catastrophes can also come from other sources – – like natural disasters and general economic conditions.

Hurricane Sandy is a grim reminder that certain losses are

Being named as a defendant in a medical malpractice case can be emotionally devastating to a physician — even if the physician is only peripherally involved in the case. Very few people fully appreciate how troubling it can be for a doctor who is named in such a lawsuit.

An excellent article by Pauline W. Chen, M.D. in

It is generally estimated that more than half of all Americans have absolutely no estate planning documents.  This can potentially create a lot of hassles for your loved ones.

But even those Americans with very good estate planning documents often fail to focus on asset protection for their children and other beneficiaries.  If you simply

A June 8, 2011 New York Times article by Steven M. Davidoff (a law professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law) notes that personal liability for directors and officers of large publicly held companies is less common than most of us think.  Professor Davidoff argues that the upside of serving as a director