One of the opportunities an Estate Planning Attorney such as Martha Patterson has is to protect inheritances from Creditors.
Martha Patterson understands that it is not unusual for someone to want to help a loved one who is facing money problems by leaving an inheritance to the person. Martha also understands that often people with money problems are not good at handling money, furthermore creditors will often reduce the amount owed when forced to deal with a third party.
When you have money to leave a person with money problems you can establish a Trust which will protect the money you leave, while the Trustee who is NOT the beneficiary can make sure that Creditors are paid the minimum amount possible, and the inheritance is managed in such a way that the beneficiary has money for their needs and the money is not eaten up by creditors or predators.
A parent or other loved one has the ability to protect a “spendthrift” relative by establishing a Trust designed to protect an inheritance. Martha Patterson has helped numerous families protect a loved one from their inability to handle money.
As an attorney with over 30 years’ experience she has seen beneficiaries of “Spendthrift” Trusts thrive with many increasing their wealth and learning from their Trustee money and life management skills that have improved their life, while others have become grateful that someone cared enough to protect their inheritance so they could not make mistakes that would cause them to lose money that could help them with the necessities of life in some cases literally making sure that the beneficiary always has a place to live and food to eat, and that the Credit Card companies were never able to touch the Trust.
Spendthrift Trusts are a powerful tool, you need the assistance of experiences Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney to assist you in setting up a Trust that will protect the inheritance you leave so that the money is safe from the Creditors, any Predators and even Divorces.
If you have debts you need to be very careful before trying to protect your assets. Bankruptcy courts will look at every transfer and even purchases and determine if you have attempted to defraud your creditors. Asset Protection for yourself or your business needs to be completed before you have debt. Geisler Patterson Law assists with strategies to protect individuals and businesses with Asset Protection.
If you wish to Protect Assets so that the inheritance you leave is not destroyed by the Creditors, or a Predator, or the Divorce of the beneficiary call (855) 99ELDER or (855) 993-5337.
Martha Patterson is a California Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, and Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. She focuses on Elder Law, Asset Protection and Estate Planning. She is a Member of NAELA; Past President of Southern California NAELA. Featured on CNN, Good Morning America, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and radio stations KABC, KNX, and KKLA. She overcame incredible objections and enabled Kerri and Julie Kasem to visit their dad radio host Casey Kasem. She is a frequent lecturer for NBI, and is a at MCLE events, and public forums.