The Art of Asset Protection
Copyright © December 2011 by Brendan James Gilbert. All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the United States Copyright Act of 1976 as amended, no part of this publication may be reproduced or distributed in any form by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without prior written permission of the publisher.
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This book is dedicated to my father, and his advice that the need for asset protection need be made known to the average Joe (or Denny).