Alexander A. Bove Jr.

A. Bove Jr.
Bove & Langa P.C.

Alexander Bove is a widely known and respected trust and estate attorney with over thirty years experience. In 1998 he was admitted to practice in England and Wales. Alexander has been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Worth, Forbes, Money, and Fortune as an authority on trusts and estate planning and asset protection planning. From 1973 to 1995 he authored the widely acclaimed legal and financial column, "The Family Money", for the Boston Globe. He has published several books on subjects of estate planning, asset protection planning, taxes, trusts and estates. An internationally known lecturer in his fields of expertise, Mr. Bove has lectured at the annual Heckerling Tax Institute, annual meetings of the American College of Trust & Estate Counsel (ACTEC), the Association of Advanced Life Underwriters (AALU), The Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), Top of the Table, The Annual Notre Dame Estate Planning Institute, and The International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.

Conquering the Fear of Fiduciary Duty 
Alexander A. Bove, Jr. suggests an alternative approach to accepting the fiduciary role.
Should a Special Needs or Medicaid Trust Have a Protector? 
Alexander A. Bove, Jr. discusses the potential value of a trust protector
The Death of the Trust  1
Alexander A. Bove poses a difficult question for fiduciaries
estate planning news & trends
Selecting a Trust Protector 
Alexander A. Bove, Jr. discusses the three main varities of trust protector and what they each have to offer
Exposing the Trust Protector 
There’s little question about the newfound popularity of trust protectors, which they’re undoubtedly enjoying. And why not? They’re entitled to a fee for “services,” even when none are required, and it’s common practice to absolve them from any liability for acting or not acting, regardless of the circumstances.
Fraudulent Transfer Claims 
The first bankruptcy case involving an Alaska asset protection trust (APT), In re Mortensen,1 has been decided. This case (we'll refer to it as Mortensen
Offshore Asset Protection Trusts 
The death of the offshore asset protection trust has, by some, been greatly exaggerated.1 In recent years, attacks on a few such trusts under extreme
Should Your Client Have A Non-charitable Foundation? 
In the U.S. world of estate planning, it would be difficult (some might say impossible) to find an attorney who is not familiar with trusts. In that same
Use Spousal Agreements For Asset Protection 
It is well-settled law in all of our states that a husband and wife can contract with one another
Rich People's Toys 
Want to know what it's like to be rich? Why do you? Would it make you feel better to read about people with so much money that they have lost all touch
Justice in Hawaii? 
Sometimes we like to see the bad guys win for a while who wasn't rooting in a way for Tony Soprano? But we always feel better when the good guys emerge
Know Your Stuff 
As the change in the mobility of clients and their assets over the past 30, even 20 years is truly astounding. While it once was unusual for the average
The Swiss Annuity 
Asset protection planning is a moving target. Practitioners must constantly be aware of case developments and changes in the law, which must be reflected
The No-Tax Dynasty Trust 
Virtually all of us in the estate-planning community regularly use life insurance trusts and dynasty trusts to achieve huge estate tax savings. And these
Letters of Wishes 
Upon accepting a trust, a trustee may be given a non-binding letter of wishes by the settlor.1 Such statements are designed to offer trustees of discretionary
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