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Safeguard your Assets with the Best Asset Protection Attorney in New York


Safeguard your hard-earned assets with the best possible protection. Hire a seasoned Asset Protection Attorney in New York.

50 Years of Combined Experience.

Free Workshops.

Law Firm with Multiple Award & Accolades.

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Ensure Zero Risk for your Assets

Your assets are a lifetime’s worth of effort. Preserve and protect them in the best possible manner. Trust a seasoned attorney.

Assign liquid assets wisely

Protect assets excluded from insurance

Minimize the risk of lawsuits

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3 Principles of Asset Protection

More Relinquishing Means More Protection

You need to make the right call on how much control you want to relinquish. The more control you have over your assets, the more accessible the asset becomes to your creditor(s) if a lawsuit arises thereof.
Fewer strings means more protection.

There’s No Going Wrong with the Timing

You can’t go wrong with the timing. And that is where hiring an asset protection lawyer in New York will help you. Fraudulent conveyance laws are in place to protect unforeseeable future creditors.

Plan when creditors are not looming large.

The Transfer Method is of the Essence

The cost as well as the plausibility of asset planning will depend to a great extent on the transfer method. Is it a direct transfer you want through a will? Or would you like an asset protection trust?

It sure warrants deliberation with your attorney.

Why Hire a New York Asset Protection Attorney?

Asset protection is not just important for those who possess massive wealth. It is, in fact, a great tool of safety for businesses against lawsuits and a number of other complications.

Here is the deal. It is practically impossible to always take the right asset protection decisions without professional help. Here’s why you will need to hire one. You can:

Always stay updated with the laws

Protect your assets from future foreseeable creditors

Decide on the liabilities of a business

Stay current with your documentation


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Estate Law Center were just awesome! Explained each step thoroughly and made the process easy and informative. I have peace of mind knowing all of my personal and physical properties/assets are in order and being handled by Estate Law Center.

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The Estate Law Center staff were a pleasure to work with on establishing a trust and assisting with the transfer of a family property. Holly response time was exceptional. Highly recommend holly and her team for all your legal needs.

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What Makes Us Different

More than 50 Years of Combined Experience.

Proud Recipient of the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award.

Named One of the Top 14 Attorneys Under 40.

Included in the Super Lawyer® Rising Stars® List

Employed as an Adjunct Law Professor.

Named top 100 trial attorney by national trial lawyers Association.

Named 25 most influential Asian American.

New York Asset Protection Attorney
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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is asset protection?

Asset protection is an arrangement wherein one can protect their holdings (in an entirely legal & ethical manner) from the reach of their future foreseeable creditors. Taking advantage of the available legal exemptions these holdings can either be placed out of reach or made difficult to reach by the said creditors.

This arrangement places you in a position of strength rather than defence. The process is carried out by reviewing and restructuring the assets.

2. Can an asset protection attorney in New York protect my retirement assets from creditors?

Yes. It is very much possible. They can do so by making you include those assets officially in your retirement plan. According to the federal law, such assets cannot be reached by creditors.

A few examples of such assets are:
⦁ Pension plans
⦁ Profit sharing
⦁ 401(k) plans.
* IRAs may or may not be protected from creditors. Please consult your local attorney for asset protection laws in Maryland.

3. When is the best time for asset protection?

The best time is much before you can see potential creditors. A few practical cases would be:

⦁ Before you start seeing problems in your marriage
⦁ 2 years or earlier if you plan to file for bankruptcy
⦁ If you see a lawsuit coming but one hasn’t been filed yet
⦁ Before your business goes under
⦁ Before the IRS plans to audit you

4. What is the best asset protection plan?

There is never a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to asset protection. It takes a thorough review of your assets, liabilities, risks, family and many other factors to come up with a sound asset protection plan. The best bet is to hire one of Maryland’s reputed asset protection attorneys who can help you formulate an appropriate plan. Talk to us today.

5. How do I know if I need asset protection?

It is rather simple. If you have accumulated assets such as property, stocks and investments, bonds, etc., you need asset protection from the point of view as to what if someone sued you.

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