protective trust

Definition of "protective trust"
  1. This is a type of trust designed to guard assets against claims by beneficiaries' creditors; it entails that the trustee has the authority to decline payment to a beneficiary or invalidate a beneficiary's interest in the trust if a creditor attempts to access it
How to use "protective trust" in a sentence
  1. Parents may set up a protective trust to ensure their child's assets are safeguarded against potential debtors.
  2. An elderly woman created a protective trust to shield her estate from being seized by any of her relatives' creditors.
  3. To avoid any risk from his unstable financial situation, the man assigned his assets to a protective trust.

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