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Does Asset Protection Work?

Jacksonville Asset Protection lawyers can help individuals and families in Jacksonville and Florida with their Florida Asset Protection needs. Our Jacksonville Asset Protection Attorneys and Florida Asset Protection Lawyers work with high net worth individuals and families and those in high risk activities. The best time to implement an asset protection technique is before there is a known claim. The closer to judgment the less effective a plan will be. With timely and professional asset protection a creditors claims and or collection of a judgment can be made difficult. This can increase your leverage and increase your ability to significantly reduce claims through settlement. It is important to realize that Asset protection does not include hiding of assets or protection from income tax liabilities.

It is important to realize that Asset protection will not make you “judgment proof.” There is a difference in the ability to collect a judgment and obtaining one. It is important to being planning as soon as possible to prevent problems in the future. If you wait to long it may not be possible to protect your assets as well as if you started earlier. As you get closer to a judgment or if you know of a creditor the issue of fraudulent transfers and conveyances begins to become a factor in asset protection. You cannot give assets away to protect them from creditors. Many of the techniques that were previously used to protect assets from your spouse, IRS, or creditors through hidden accounts and trusts, no longer work.

If you think Asset Protection may be appropriate or you feel that there is a potential risk you would like to limit, CONTACT our Florida Asset Protection Lawyers by email or call us at 904-685-1200 to discuss your situation today.

Client Reviews
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After years of trying to protect my assets from creditors, I was shocked to find out that my assets were unprotected in ways I had never considered. Not only had I placed my assets at risk from my mother's creditors, but I had placed my assets at risk from other family members who were intent on manipulation. When my mother died, I discovered that a family member had changed my mother's estate planning documents. Mr. Goldman and his team were able to explain what went wrong and successfully defended my position in court. During the case, I learned that I could have had much better protection from family and creditors, thus avoiding years of litigation and undue familial stress. When it comes to protecting your assets and your family, I would highly recommend hiring Mr. Goldman and his team. Bill H.
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As a real estate agent, I have been involved with many property transactions where I needed a probate attorney to help facilitate the transaction. I have used the services of Mr. Goldman and his staff over the last several years and continue to use them on a regular basis. His office has been able to navigate the court system and help estates sell their property quickly and efficiently. In addition, Mr. Goldman can help real estate investors structure trusts to protect their assets from creditors. Michael Starling
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This office is fantastic. I was faced with a horrible situation and this office helped to put an end to the untenable situation. Ms. Kendal Schoepfer was always available before, during, and after office hours to answer any questions that I had. I highly recommend this law office to all. Tisha Brown
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Kendal was an amazing answer to a difficult time. Highly recommend her!!! Dana Ramsey