Asset Protection

Course Details


Tuesday, January 28, 2020

8:00am – 10:00am
(Registration: 7:30am)

Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge

Course Number


CPE Credit

2.0 hours CPE credit

Level of Knowledge



CalCPA Education Foundation


Basic knowledge of business entities, income, estate and gift taxes.


Learn how to keep assets safe from plaintiffs, creditors or a government agency. In this course, review planning strategies and solutions, including planning with community property, business entities and domestic and foreign trusts.

Examine how to plan for specific creditors, like plaintiffs attorneys and lenders holding personal guarantees. Also, learn various ways to protect common assets, such as houses, bank and brokerage accounts, businesses and professional practices and retirement plans.

A lot of attention is devoted to the practical aspects of planning—what works and what does not work, especially when implementing last minute planning. Course materials include real-world case histories that illustrate the effectiveness of various structures.


  • Planning aspects
  • Legal theories
  • Protecting assets
  • Planning before and after lawsuits
  • Using business entities, including domestic and foreign corporations, LLCs and LPs
  • Planning for married couples and community property
  • Picking correct entities and jurisdictions
  • Domestic and foreign asset protection trusts


  • Identify specific planning and structuring techniques.
  • Recall underlying substantive law and its practical application.
  • Determine how and when to implement each structure and for what type of asset and client.
  • Recognize community and separate property assets and the use of business entities, trusts, equity strips, installment sales to insiders, etc.

Designed For

CPAs, attorneys, financial planners, real estate investors and business owners.

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $94.00

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This course does not qualify for CPE Choice.

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