Bankruptcy and your estate plan – When assets are transferred is key
Abstract: Some estate planning tools, such as FLPs and FLLCs, provide some peace of mind that your assets will be there when your family needs them. But don’t be lulled into a false sense of security. Asset protection is never absolute, particularly when bankruptcy is involved. To minimize your risk, it’s important to consider bankruptcy issues as you plan your estate. This article explains how you can set up asset protection trusts and other vehicles in a way that keeps them from being disqualified as fraudulent or preferential transfers.