Orange County Asset Protection: Where is My Money Safe From Lawsuits?

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While there are many options in trusts that will help to protect your money, your money may already have a good degree of protection, depending on where it is and the manner in which it is kept. Before making any decisions about where you want your liquid assets to go, discuss your options with your Orange County asset protection lawyers.

In many cases, a great percentage of a person’s liquid assets may be held in a 401(k), Roth IRA, IRA, or other type of deferred compensation or retirement plan. Many of these plans will keep your assets safe in the event of a lawsuit, but again, the only way to be 100 percent sure of this is to discuss the parameters of the plan with your Orange County asset protection attorney.

While deferred compensation and retirement plans may keep your money safe in certain situations, laws change, and you must have a firewall to protect what is rightfully yours. That’s why you must have proper liability and/or malpractice insurance, depending on your profession. Protecting your liquid and hard assets with liability insurance is a way to create some peace of mind. Keeping your money in retirement funds will create more peace of mind. But if you’re the kind of person who wants to make sure that all your bases are covered, talk to your Orange County estate planning lawyer about the options you have for creating trusts for your retirement plan(s), your home, and the various soft and hard assets you use to run your business. Separating assets by way of trusts or by including them in different LLCs, you can avoid a lawsuit against your whole estate or whole worth.

Discuss the options you have for protecting your money: Whether it’s retirement plans or liability insurance, trusts, or a combination of all three, you can rest easy knowing that a highly experienced lawyer has reviewed your assets and can tailor a plan to meet your specific estate planning needs.

Contact us today and let our Newport Beach law firm help you with all your financial planning needs.

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