In Church Joint Venture, L.P. v. Blasingame, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals held that an order that rejected the approval of a proposed settlement agreement was not a final order susceptible to appeal as of right. In so doing, the Sixth Circuit recognized that “asset protection is a legitimate, legally sanctioned objective.”

Concerned about how COVID-19 may affect your estate planning?
We have new videos that explain some protective actions that you can take to safeguard your assets.


In the end, it’s all about protecting your legacy, your family, and everything you have worked so hard to achieve.

At the Jeffrey M. Verdon Law Group, we work tirelessly to make your aspirations to protect your family a reality—and with proven results. Whether we are preparing a comprehensive estate plan or developing a customized strategy to manage and mitigate potential risks and protect your assets and legacy, our 30-plus years of experience, wisdom, and concierge-style service bring your plans and dreams to life.
Jeffrey M. Verdon is a preeminent estate planning and risk management attorney and internationally recognized legal expert providing intelligent solutions for ultra-high-net-worth individuals’ estate planning needs. We invite you to review Mr. Verdon’s many presentations, videos, and published articles. You will find articles and quotes from Mr. Verdon in articles from Kiplinger’s Online Wealth Creation Column, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and numerous other prestigious publications.

United Capital

United Capital selects the Jeffrey M. Verdon Law Group as a FinLife 360 partner as a referral source to clients seeking comprehensive estate planning and asset protection.

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Jeff Verdon has been an ongoing columnist for Kiplinger’s Wealth Creation Column since 2016. Below are several of his published articles. Read them all here.

With Estate Taxes on Sale Now, You Snooze, You Lose!

You may want to consider gifting your home — or maybe a fractional interest in it — as well as using an irrevocable trust before it’s too late.


Estate and Tax Planning in These Unexpected Times

The serious health and economic crises families everywhere are facing right now have left them with many questions. Take a look at answers to a couple of questions that could give you ideas about your own plans.


Your Estate Could be Bankrupt Unless You Protect Against This

To be truly comprehensive, estate planning needs to be about more than passing your wealth down to your heirs. It needs to be about how to protect it while you’re still alive.


Firewalls Can Protect Business Owners from Attacks on Personal Assets

Recently, a CEO was held personally liable for the acts of others in his company. How can legally structured Firewalls protect you, your family and your assets from such an occurrence?

Client Alerts

Estate planning and asset protection Client Alerts

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The team at the Jeffrey M. Verdon Law Group has spent over 30 years focused on a single practice area, and has handled several thousand trust and estate plans.
Jeffrey Verdon has personally handled over 1,000 trust and estate plans.


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We welcome the opportunity to discuss critical issues with new clients, educating them to the many benefits of our versatile menu of estate planning, risk management and risk mitigation legal services. From our concierge client services and strategic client alliance programs to our Client Alerts and expert witness credentials, the firm works on many fronts to protect your legacy, your family and everything you have worked so hard to achieve.