Michael S. Singer Principle Author of Asset Protection in Florida 5th Ed
On Thursday, January 4th, The Florida Bar released Asset Protection in Florida, 5th Edition, which features Managing Partner, Michael S. Singer, of Comiter, Singer, Baseman & Braun, LLP (CSBB), as a principle author. Mr. Singer is an original member of the Asset Protection Committee of the Florida Bar has been a principle author of Asset Protection in Florida since inception. Asset Protection in Florida covers all facets of asset preservation for Florida residents. The manual provides comprehensive analysis of the many steps available to protect assets from creditors’ claims, both during lifetime and at death. Among the many topics covered are homestead, trusts (both domestic and offshore), business planning, planning for dissolution of marriage, protection of retirement and education accounts, and the ethical aspects of advising clients on asset protection issues. Bankruptcy issues and tax planning are prominently featured throughout the text.
Highlights of the Fifth Edition include: New discussion regarding, Revocable Trusts, LLC membership interests, Beneficiaries of annuities, Revised statutes and rules, and New case law. Michael S. Singer is the sole author of Chapter 2, General Exemptions in Florida covering the exemptions for Tenants by the Entirety, Life Insurance, Annuities and Wages.