Beyond the Myth of Asset Protection Trusts

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Rebroadcast - August 13, 2019

  • 1:00-3:15pm PST / 2:00-4:15pm MST / 3:00-5:15pm CST / 4:00-6:15pm EST

This program was recorded on June 19th, 2019

This course will cover the various types of asset protection trusts available to business owners, both domestic asset protection trusts (DAPT) and offshore asset protection trusts (FAPT). In addition, there will be a detailed discussion on the benefits of holding the family business in a Section 678 Trust for Asset Protection purposes.

  • The most critical decision to make from an Asset Protection point of view is choosing the business entity.
  • While some entity types may make business and economic sense, they provide no asset protection for business owners.
  • Business owners often utilize various different types of asset protection trusts, whether DAPT or FAPT.
  • Holding the family business in a Section 678 Trust not only plans for business succession, and minimizing estate taxes, but also provides asset protection for business owners.


  • Lazaro Mur
    Lazaro J. Mur, Esq., JD, LLM., (Retired Certified Public Accounting), is the Founder of The Mur Law Firm, P.A. Mr. Mur has been serving the international business community and high net worth entrepreneurs since 1985. Mr. Mur has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubble, is named as one of the Top Tax Attorneys in the state of Florida by the Miami Herald, has been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, is Former Chair of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Committee for Democracy In The Americas, Lectures on the topics of Global Asset Protection, International Tax Structuring and Sophisticated Estate Planning on behalf of the National Business Institute.

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      • 2 General Credits
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    1. Overview of Domestic Asset Protection Trusts
    2. Overview of Offshore Asset Protection Trusts
    3. Hold The Family Business Entity Interest in Trust
    4. Asset Protection
    5. Estate Planning
    6. Avoid Probate
    7. Business Succession
    8. The Section 678 Trust and The Family Business

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