Legal Question in Personal Injury in Pennsylvania

Asset Protection

Are retirement savings protected from liability lawsuits? Are assets in a JTROS accounts protected?

Asked on 1/22/07, 7:16 pm

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Mark Cherry Mark S Cherry, Attorney at Law, PC
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Re: Asset Protection

The question is not specific to which State as State Law may apply. Generally, Retirement Assets are NOT protected from judgments. JTROS assets can be partitioned(split)by Court Order. There are also issues such as fraudulent conveyances and there may be protection available under the Bankruptcy Code.

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Answered on 1/22/07, 8:30 pm

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