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An Asset Protection Fail: Forget The One-Size-Fits-All Legal Approach

Imagine this. You make an appointment at your family doctor’s office. After driving to the appointment and a brief stint in the waiting room, the doctor calls you back to his office. Before you can…

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Asset Protection: What To Know About Your Eligibility, Rules & Regulations

In this next portion of our series on Asset Protection fundamentals, we’ll take a look at some of the major rules you will need to know. The good news about eligibility is that you are…

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Asset Protection: Understanding The How, The Why, and The Basics

Asset protection may sound intimidating and complicated, but it doesn’t need to be. In this primer, we’ll go over some broad principles of asset protection strategy and learn more about the basic legal tools investors…

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Your 5-Step Survival Guide to Recovering From Real Estate Asset Foreclosure

If you have had to handle a housing foreclosure since the Market Crash in 2008, you’re not alone. These events can be both stressful and financially devastating, and some parts of the country were certainly…

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Protect Your LLC with a Properly Worded Operating Agreement

Your Operating Agreement is one of the first documents your attorney will draft when forming your LLC. Learn more about the common problems in Operating Agreements and their remedies below. Common Oversights in Operating Agreements…

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Reasons to Avoid D.I.Y. Asset Protection: Three Common Mistakes You Don’t Want to Risk Making

Perhaps you’re familiar with the expression “The man who represents himself has a fool for a client.” While this is typically a phrase applied in a criminal law setting, it also holds true for real…

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How to Make a Lien Friendly and Protect Your Real Estate

Yes, there is such a thing as a “Friendly Lien”. This is a lien against your property held by a party who is friendly to you. Ideally the “friendly party” is an LLC or corporation…

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On-Site Property Management: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Do you own a multi-unit complex of any kind? Do you have a property manager on site? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, then you probably offer them some kind of lodging/accommodation…

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4 Levels of Assets Protection for Real Estate Investors

Are your kids eyeing that expensive out-of-state college? Do you want to see a larger return on your individual retirement account (IRA) investments? On the other hand, maybe you want to quit working your 9-to-5…

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Why You Need A Registered Agent Service

Did you know that as a business owner, you are legally required to have a Registered Agent in the state that your real estate company is formed in? This is particularly true if you have…

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How Does a Series LLC Work?

How Does A Series LLC Work? Let’s take a look at how the series LLC works. The series LLC will work it’s much like a parent child structure. At the very top, you’ll have your…

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How to Protect Your Assets as a Real Estate Investor

How to Protect Your Assets as a Real Estate Investor A common asset protection strategy for a real estate investor is to have one property per LLC. And that makes sense because if you have…

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Becoming Judgment-Proof Against Litigation

  Becoming Judgment-Proof Against Litigation   This might sound strange, but as…

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The Basics of Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors

The Basics of Asset Protection for Real Estate Investors The basics of asset protection comes down to two parts. One is we separate the assets from the operations. All of the assets are held in…

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How to Close Down Your Business Yourself

For many small business owners, closing down a business can be a daunting task. This is especially true if your business has incurred a large amount of debt. For most businesses, having some portion of…

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What Happens When a Land Trust Gets Sued

Forming a land trust is a no-brainer for the savvy real estate…

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Asset Protection With a Separate Land Trust For Each Property

One thing I tell all my clients is that they need to put their investment properties into a land trust. A land trust is a very simple and inexpensive instrument for purchasing and retaining title…

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Going Out of Business: Liquidate Assets Yourself or File Bankruptcy?

If you are going out of business, owe a significant amount of money to one or many parties, trying to…

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How To Properly Liquidate a Closing Business’s Assets

There is more to liquidating your business assets than just posting a yard sale sign. Below, Royal Legal Solutions help you better understand the scope of liquidation and how to best order the chaos a…

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How to Distribute Assets to Remaining Owners When You Close Your Business

When you decide to close your business, it is not as easy as simply pinning a “Closed for Business” sign on the front door. From settling debts to distributing assets, there are many things you…

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Using a Series LLC for Real Estate Investment Protection

Using a Series LLC for Real Estate Investment Protection One of the best asset protection companies for real estate investors is the Series LLC. It’s been around since 1996, originally started in Delaware but it…

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Can a Lien Be Filed Against a Property Held in a Land Trust?

One of the key elements of asset protection is financial privacy. The only way a savvy real estate investor, such as yourself, can keep their financial matters private is by not making the extent of…

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How to Protect Yourself in a Joint Venture Deal

How to Protect Yourself in a Joint Venture Deal Whenever you’re going into a JV deal, you’ll almost always be…

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Making Sense of Fraudulent Conveyance and the Land Trust

A fraudulent conveyance happens when someone illegally transfers assets or property into someone else’s name, such as spouse, friend or family member, or even a business partner, just to avoid creditors. If you are selling your property or other assets to someone you know for an insignificant amount of money,…

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