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Trust Protectors: Confidentiality in Trusts

Privacy is one benefit of using trusts in one's estate plan. With trusts, assets held in trust pass to beneficiaries confidentially, whereas relying on a Will involves the public recording of estate distribution. Trust protectors, a fairly new option for trusts in America, offer powers to a designated person or team of persons that can help preserve privacy.
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3 Asset Protection Strategies in Florida

Our asset protection attorneys in Miami review the privileges Florida residents enjoy in regards to preserving their wealth. We also explore the limitations in the Florida statutes and how residents can enjoy additional protections with certain strategic tools and advance planning
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New Tax Code Improvements for Charitable Giving

​A bill that removes several tax barriers for charitable donors was passed by the House of Representatives in mid-July. A few tax incentives for donors expired last year and others were slated to expire in the near future, but the passing of the bill may make certain tax provisions permanent.
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ATF eForms Update

Over the past year, individuals submitting Title II weapon applications have been navigating an unreliable electronic application system. The ATF is planning to launch a new digital system that will help improve processing efficiency.
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5 Captive Insurance Company Benefits in Tennessee

When business insurance policies are insufficient, assets may be at risk. Captive insurance planning offers savings as well as a greater level of asset protection. Laws governing Tennessee captive insurance changed over the years. The laws used to be attractive to high net worth businesses. Corporate insurance expenses were typically outside the operating budget of a small business.
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Estate Planning and Asset Protection for Same-Sex Couples

As of this writing, only one state that our asset protection attorneys serve recognizes same-sex marriages. New York offers state-level protections for spouses, but in Tennessee, Florida and North Carolina, married same-sex couples must institute effective estate planning to get some of the protections that heterosexual married couples have automatically under state law.
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2014 Best Places to Own a Gun

Guns & Ammo Magazine released their annual national ranking of ‘Best States for Gun Owners' and once again all three states Southern Gun Law Group's gun trust attorneys serve made the Top 5 in the southeastern region, and jumped a few spots to make the Top 20 nationally.
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