Protecting Trusts From Claims Of Alimony or Child Support

Protecting Trusts From Claims Of Alimony or Child Support

In Berlinger, a Florida court ruling updates this issue

Parents who want a child’s inheritance to pass into a trust, rather than outright, often seek to prevent the child’s former spouse from reaching such assets in the event of divorce. As I noted in my April 2013 article for Trusts & Estates,1 under the laws of some states, regardless of whether a trust has a spendthrift provision or i

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