Published in the Estate Planning Journal (June 2016)
Co-authored by: Thanda Fields Brassard, Fiduciary Trust Company of New England; Von E. Sanborn, Withers Bergman LLP; and Constance E. Shields, Withers Bergman LLP
*Published by the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. Copyright 2016.
New Hampshire has some of the most progressive and flexible trust statutes in the U.S. Consequently, it is one of the premier jurisdictions for establishing and administering trusts. Over the last decade, New Hampshire legislators have actively engaged in modernizing New Hampshire's trust laws so that the state is an attractive safe haven for both domestic and foreign private wealth. Among other benefits, New Hampshire affords asset protection legislation that is as good as or better than that offered by other U.S. jurisdictions
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