Ohio Chimes In that Trust Assets are Protected from Property Division in a Divorce, Even When the Divorcing Beneficiary, as the Sole Trustee, Can Make Distributions to Himself

September 27, 2017

The trial court in Ohio, and the appellate court, both agreed after some well-thought out analysis, that a beneficiary’s interest in a third-party trust set up by his father was not marital property, and therefore not subject to division in that beneficiary’s divorce. Continue reading