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Review of Reviews: “Trusting Marriage,” U.C. Irvine L. Rev. (forthcoming)

Allison Anna Tait, associate professor of law at University of Richmond School of Law in Richmond, Va.

In “Trusting Marriage,” an oxymoron or double entendre depending on one’s optimism with regard to marriage, the author, Professor Allison Tait, examines the self-settled asset protection trust as a means to protect assets on divorce. The concept is that one spouse uses a domestic asset protection trust (DAPT) to place marital assets in trust for that spouse’s sole benefit. On divorce, as the theory goes, those assets are no longer marital assets but could be available for the benefit of the


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