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Burbank, CA 91505

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Burbank Land Trust Attorney
Asset Protection Attorney

“Failing to plan is planning to FAIL.” - Ben Franklin

Land Trusts & LLCs... Protecting Your Real Estate
Assets & Personal Privacy

Since the beginning of time man has tried different ways of protecting his family and his assets. Castles, moats, armed guards… whatever was needed to protect the most precious personal things. Today LA LAW Asset Protection Lawyers will help you develop your modern day personal protection strategies to protect your family, your real estate, your businesses and your hard earned money. It is time to 'armor up' and protect your estate by shielding the ownership of your real property.

Whether you are a real estate investor or celebrity seeking privacy from public record searches, LA LAW Land Trust Attorneys are specialists in strategies in protecting your privacy and screening your assets from the general public's knowledge. We do not recommend Land Trusts for asset protection from legal judgements, but find screening the ownership of property on the public records is beneficial for many of our clients (especially police, government officials and celebrities or people with nosy family members or friends. We are happy to offer free consultations to discuss the best solutions to your estate issues.

The Best Solutions to Maintain a Higher Level of Privacy Screening Simple Alternatives can be to purchase investment properties through a Land Trust.

Get the help of a qualified asset protection attorney to make the correct decisions for your situation. Make sure your entire estate is properly reviewed.

LA Law Center, PC offers free consultations to real property owners or celebrities that need maximum privacy regarding their address and/or assets.


Personal Privacy Screen:

• A Land Trust creates a "screen" or "a layer of privacy" as only the Trustee is listed on the legal title of the property. The Trust is not recorded, so only the Trustee knows the identity of the owner.

• The trustee is not required to reveal the ownership, unless under a court order.

• A grant deed-of trust property in the name of a trustee (private or institutional), who is not the owner or beneficiary (trustee is generally a close family friend or colleague), may be recorded with the County Recorder. However, the Land Trust agreement is not recorded and is the only document that states the names of the Trustor/Settlor/Investor and the beneficiaries (you or your family names!).

• The land trust agreement can use a name for the land trust that is different from the name of the Trustor/Settlor. If the beneficiary is the same Trustor/Settlor, they can designate their Living Trust or a wholly-owned LLC as the beneficiary to avoid gift tax and probate issues.

• Avoidance of probate for real property

•Sales Price and Ownership is PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL!


Personal Liability:

• A judgment creditor of a Trustor/Settlor or of a beneficiary can demand written interrogatories on his/her/its assets, or to debtor's examination under oath in court to determine assets, and not rely only on County Recorder and Assessor asset searches.

• The beneficiary of a Land Trust has liability of the property and would be liable for anything that would occur on the property.

• NOTE: Negligence claims or liability claims are best protected by an LLC or other legal asset protection strategies.

Best Advice-Seek Experienced Legal Counsel!

Joseph McHugh, LA Law's Land Trust Attorney have the knowledge to make this as easy as possible and ready to help you understand your options and then begin this process if it cannot be avoided. Our asset protection lawyer and staff prepare custom asset strategies that address you and your family's particular circumstances and long term goals.

After a thorough review of the best strategies for your estate plan and our fees for the scope of work, we will structure a comprehensive estate plan created specifically to protect your assets and allow you to stay in control of your life & your money, while ensuring to make is much more difficult for stranger to know what is in your estate.

Our Law Office has a law license to only practice in California and is located in Southern California; however, we serve many clients throughout the state and love an occasional road trip to help all of our clients, their family and friends. We can also create all land trust documents and mail them to you for final notarization of documents. We also deal with escrow companies if you want the property to go straight into a Land Trust so your name never publicly shows in the Recorders office. We also are happy to serve out of state clients with family or assets in California.

We are very proud of the many personal and professional referrals we receive from happy clients and colleagues. Please contact our office today to schedule a free phone consultation.

Take advantage of a free phone consultation or appointment for a free 30 minute consultation to review your individual situation and determine if you would benefit from our experience and legal services.

Call us at: (818) 241-4238


We are highly experienced and caring law firm that has earned an excellent reputation as trusted California Estate Planning Attorneys, California Elder Law Lawyers, & California Assets Protection Attorneys - serving clients throughout California and specifically in Los Angeles County in Asset Protection, Probate, Wills, Living Trusts, Special Needs Trusts, Medi-Cal Asset Protection Irrevocable Trusts, Irrevocable Trusts, Charitable Remainder Trusts, Conservatorships, Guardianships, Medi-CAL Qualifications for clients with assets, protecting from Medi-Cal Estate Recovery, elderly care legal issues, Disability Planning. Our staff is trained to communicate with you making you comfortable about our progress and while we expedite your legal matters. Our clients are individuals and families generally located in Burbank-Los Angeles or Southern California area. We have successfully represented and assisted clients in Central and Northern California, as well as helping individuals in cities throughout the United States that have family members living in the state of California, with their legal concerns. We have a 100% success rate of helping families with assets qualify or keep Medi-Cal benefits in California. We occasionally love a road trip to help clients out of the immediate Los Angeles area.



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