asset protection

Business Succession Planning: FLLC

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Business Succession Planning: FLLC

Some of you may have seen these scary statistics: According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, 90 percent of the 21 million small businesses in the U.S. are family-owned, but less than one-third of family-run companies succeed into the second generation, while only half of that make it to the third. Most often, the lack […]

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Nuts and Bolts of Life Insurance Trusts

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Life Insurance Trusts – The most common form of inter vivos irrevocable trust is the Life Insurance Trust (ILIT). Since the grantor of the trust has no desire to use the proceeds of this trust during his life, and because the value of the insurance at the time of the grantor’s death can be quite […]

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SEP IRA is a protected asset in NJ

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I was asked earlier today whether a SEP IRA is protected against creditor lawsuits. Without doing a lot of in depth research, I have found that the answer is generally yes. The answer is not the same in all states as it is dependent upon state statute. New Jersey exempts the claims of creditors from […]