Are you concerned about your assets being affected by an unexpected event, such as divorce, lawsuit, or in the event of your death? You should be. That is unless you’re utilizing the asset protection lawyers at Estate Law Center USA. We offer asset protection services, where we can create a legal plan that helps to protect your hard-earned assets. Our estate planning lawyers have 50 years of combined experiences using forms of asset protection to protect our clients’ wealth.

What is Asset Protection?

Asset protection is a legal strategy designed to shield your assets (financial accounts, properties, investments, business interests, etc.) from potential threats, such as lawsuits, creditors, or excessive taxation, while still allowing you to maintain control and access to your wealth. This proactive approach not only secures your personal assets for your benefit but also ensures they are efficiently transferred to your heirs or beneficiaries after your passing.

Why is Asset Protection Important?

Asset protection is most effective when you approach it from a proactive mindset, meaning before anything bad has happened. By putting certain legal tools and barriers in place, we can help you prevent your assets from being unfairly taken away. This type of complex legal planning is especially important for business owners or people who have significant assets that could be at risk.


Estate Law Center attorneys are the best! They really care on top of that they are super knowledgeable. I can honestly say that I can rest at ease knowing that my family is truly protected from any estate issues. They also saved me from other issues and if they can’t help you, they will know someone who can. I would highly recommend Estate Law Center to anyone! James
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Attorney Geerdes is a very accomplished professional. She is more knowledgeable about the legal implications of estate issues, asset protection and trusts and wills than any other estate attorneys I have talked to. We have two attorneys in our family and they recommend attorney Geerdes. I would recommend her to anyone! - Donald
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’s response time was exceptional. Highly recommend the Estate Law Center team for all your legal needs. -Deborah.
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Asset protection can protect against: 


In our litigious society, anyone can become a target of legal action. Asset protection measures can safeguard your wealth from being at risk in a lawsuit.

Creditor Protection

If you face financial difficulties or bankruptcy, asset protection can help shield your assets from creditors.

Estate Tax Mitigation

Proper planning can reduce estate taxes, ensuring your heirs receive more of your hard-earned assets.

Smooth Wealth Transfer

Asset protection ensures your assets pass to your chosen beneficiaries efficiently and according to your wishes.

Your Asset Protection Law Firm

The first step is to meet with you to go over your assets and identify if there are any threats, based on your business and other interests. This is especially important for business owners who have a lot at risk. Once we have completed our analysis, we can create a risk management strategy and recommend the most effective ways to protect your wealth. We know that you have worked hard to create your wealth and don’t want you to risk losing any of it “overnight” as a result of a disaster.

Are you interested in learning how our asset protection attorneys can help you? Call us now at (770) 212-2181.

Key Strategies for Asset Protection

There are a range of vital strategies designed to fortify your financial security. Whether you’re planning for the future, managing a family business, or simply seeking peace of mind, understanding and implementing these asset protection tools is crucial to preserving your financial legacy.


Revocable Trusts
A revocable living trust is a versatile tool in asset protection and estate planning. While you retain control and access to your assets during your lifetime, it also ensures a smooth and private transfer of assets to your beneficiaries upon your passing, avoiding the probate process. However, it offers limited protection from creditors and legal threats since it can be modified or revoked.
Irrevocable Trusts
Irrevocable trusts provide a higher level of asset protection by transferring ownership of assets to an irrevocable entity, making them less vulnerable to creditors and estate taxes. These trusts come in various forms, such as irrevocable life insurance trusts (ILITs) and charitable remainder trusts (CRTs), allowing you to protect assets and achieve specific financial goals simultaneously.
Limited Liability Companies (LLCs)
LLCs are valuable for protecting personal assets when owning a business. By establishing a limited liability company, you create a legal separation between your personal finances and business activities, limiting personal liability and shielding personal assets from business-related lawsuits or debts.
Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs)
FLPs are a popular choice for family-owned businesses and estate planning. They allow you to consolidate and manage family assets while providing a layer of protection against creditors and potential litigation. Moreover, FLPs offer the flexibility to distribute income and assets among family members efficiently.
Homestead Exemptions
Homestead exemptions vary by state but generally provide protection for your primary residence from creditors. Taking advantage of these exemptions can help safeguard your home and provide security for your family, even in times of financial difficulty.
Offshore Asset Protection Trusts (OAPT)
Offshore trusts can offer an extra layer of protection by placing assets in a jurisdiction with favorable asset protection laws. These trusts can provide increased privacy, safeguarding assets from potential legal threats, and potentially reducing tax liabilities.
Gifting Strategies
Gifting assets to loved ones or heirs can be an effective way to protect your wealth from estate taxes and potential creditors. Annual gift exclusions and lifetime gift exemptions allow you to transfer assets while minimizing tax implications. Strategic gifting can also help you achieve specific financial goals, like funding education or supporting family members.
Adequate insurance coverage is a foundational element of asset protection. Liability insurance, including umbrella policies, can provide a safety net in case of unexpected events or lawsuits. Life insurance policies with cash value components can also serve as a financial asset and provide protection to beneficiaries.
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Contact an Asset Protection Attorney Today

Your financial security and the protection of your assets are matters of utmost importance. Don’t leave them to chance. Take action now by reaching out to our experienced asset protection attorneys at Estate Law Center USA.

Let us help you build a robust shield around your wealth, ensuring that it remains safe from unforeseen threats and challenges. Get started today by contacting an asset protection attorney you can trust by calling us at (770) 212-2181 or filling out the contact form below.