Offshore Asset Protection Trusts

The death of the offshore asset protection trust has, by some, been greatly exaggerated.1 In recent years, attacks on a few such trusts under extreme circumstances have resulted in the incarceration of the debtor-settlor (settlor). But these results have been solely because of the settlor's abuse of the trust arrangement rather than the arrangement itself. With proper timing and expert advice, offshore

The death of the offshore asset protection trust has, by some, been greatly exaggerated.1 In recent years, attacks on a few such trusts under extreme circumstances have resulted in the incarceration of the debtor-settlor (settlor). But these results have been solely because of the settlor's abuse of the trust arrangement rather than the arrangement itself. With proper timing and expert advice, offshore asset protection trusts can protect the settlor's assets without the risk of jai

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