74 - Dispelling Myths About the Land Trust: Are They Legal or Illegal

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Today I want to talk to you about making sure you work with the right attorneys and get the right information when it comes to land trusts. Many of my land trust students have gone to attorneys and been told that the strategy is illegal. This is simply not true. Most attorneys are not familiar with land trusts and have very little experience with trusts in general.

Land trusts are legal in every state. They aren’t a special document or exception to the law, they’re a completely legal strategy to protect yourself and your assets.

We use land trusts for many reasons, but one of the biggest ones is for privacy and estate planning. When you pass away, you can help your family avoid the hassle of probate by putting your properties in land trusts. It also keeps you out of the public eye and away from those looking to file nuisance lawsuits for a quick payday.

I once bought 10 houses in 1 week. I paid a paralegal $600 for each land trust, but when I reviewed the paperwork, I realized they were exactly the same contract. The only thing that changed was the name of the property. So why did I pay someone $6,000 when I was able to easily make the new trusts myself on my own computer?

At my land trust boot camps, I give you all the documentation you need to create your trust. All you need to do is fill in the information about your own property and you’re good to go. You don’t need to pay what I did for an attorney or paralegal to create trusts for you.

A land trust is simply a contract. Contracts are legal under our country’s commonwealth law. This is the law that came over with the Pilgrims from England.

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