Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies (McGraw-Hill 2004)

Few attorneys are so widely and well-respected in the area of legitimate, pre-claim asset protection planning as Chris Riser and Jay Adkisson. Their book written jointly, Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies (McGraw-Hill 2004) is the all-time best-selling work on the subject worldwide -- literally -- having also been translated into Chinese and sold in the Far East beginning in 2009.


Chris Riser is a former Chairman of the American Bar Association's Asset Protection Planning Committee. Jay Adkisson has uniquely lectured to the U.S. Department of Justice and Internal Revenue Service about how to identify bust asset protection plans, and is nationally renown for his exploits in collecting against debtors in difficult situations. Both Chris and Jay are frequently asked to lecture on the topic of asset protection, and have done to so many professional groups from the American Bar Association, to various state and county bar associations, the Heckerling Institute, the Financial Planning Association, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, and many similar groups nationwide.


Chris Riser is admitted as a solicitor (non-practicing) in the United Kingdom, and currently is employed by a company that provides fiduciary services worldwide.


Jay Adkisson has been frequently quoted on the subject of asset protection in the financial press, has been an expert witness to the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, is a contributing writer to Forbes and hosts their "Wealth Conservation" blog. He also actively litigates cases involving asset protection issues from both the creditor-side and the debtor-side.


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Purchase the book "Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies" (McGraw-Hill, 2004), by Jay D. Adkisson and Christopher M. Riser at:



  • Chinese-Language Version from selected Chinese booksellers

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