Avoiding "Due on Transfer" in Trusts: Structuring Transfers to Avoid Triggering Acceleration Clauses
A Real World Guide to Garn-St. Germain Act Exemptions
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will provide estate planners and trust attorneys with comprehensive guidance on accomplishing transfers of encumbered real property to a revocable living trust without triggering "due-on-sale/due-on-transfer" mortgage provisions. The panelist will discuss how the Garn-St. Germain Depository Act exclusions operate in the real world of trust and estate planning practice. They will offer practical tools for structuring transfers and drafting trust language to avoid acceleration clauses in mortgage notes.
- History of the due-on-sale clause and the Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions Act
- A brief definition of due-on-sale/due-on-transfer provisions
- Exceptions that the Garn-St. Germain Depository Act provides to the due-on-transfer provisions
- Drafting revocable living trust documents to hold encumbered real estate
- Structuring the transaction to avoid the acceleration provision
- Transfers into single-member LLCs
The panelist will review these and other key issues:
- What are the specified transfers exempt from enforcement of due-on-sale/acceleration clauses as they relate to estate planning?
- What are the practical requirements of a trust to ensure that a transfer of qualified property does not trigger an acceleration clause?
- What are the specific traps that trust counsel must avoid in structuring a trust transaction?
- Sample language for trust documents
Bronchick & Associates
Mr. Bronchick specializes in all forms of asset protection and is a nationally-known attorney, author, and speaker. He... | Read More
Mr. Bronchick specializes in all forms of asset protection and is a nationally-known attorney, author, and speaker. He has been involved in over 3,000 real estate and business transactions. He has authored several real estate and business books, his articles appear in newspapers, magazines, and journals nationwide, and he has appeared as a guest on numerous radio and television talk shows.He has also been featured in Money Magazine, USA Today, CNN Money, the Wall Street Journal Online, Investors Business Daily, New York Newsday, the Los Angeles Times and the Denver Business Journal.Close