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Can sell my house under a land trust and keep it anonymous

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Can sell my house under a land trust and keep it anonymous from a personal judgment I have? If so, what is the process?
I want to fix/sell houses but because I'm still negotiating with some personal judgments I have and are still not finalized I don't know if they will come after my sale proceeds?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  MIAMILAW1127 replied 1 year ago.

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The property in the land trust should be shielded from any judgments. However, once you sell the property and the proceeds go back to you, they would no longer be protected by the trust since you would be reporting that as income (assuming you are the beneficiary of the trust). At that point, they would be subject to the judgements you have pending.

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