Jay Adkisson

Charging Orders and Alter Ego/Veil Piercing

Jay frequently litigates issues involving, and writes about, issues involving charging orders and other creditor remedies against limited liability companies (LLCs), limited partnerships (LPs), general partnerships (GPs), and their variants. Jay has served as an American Bar Association Adviser, 2014-2017, to the Drafting Committee of the proposed Uniform Limited Liability Company Protected Series Act.


Jay also is available as an expert witness and consultant on these issues.


Articles on Charging Orders

2016.12.16 ... Charging Order Gives Creditor Priority Claim To Defeat A Receiver In Detroit Memorial

2016.9.3 … Charging Order Exclusivity Proves To Be Not So Exclusive In DeVoll

2016.6.14 … Bad Facts Make For Bad Charging Order Law In Arayos

2016.5.30 … Tennessee Charging Order Not An Appealable Final Judgment (Just Yet) In Rogers Group

2016.5.22 … LLC Distributions Arising From The Debtor's Labors Subject To 25% Earnings Exemption In Alexander

2016.2.21 … Does A Charging Order Lien Survive The Expiration Of The Judgment? Estate of Metzner

2016.2.13 … Charging Orders, Jurisdiction, And The Non-Party Debtor In Spates

2015.10.18 ... Charging Order Procedural Issues Confronted in Textron Financial

2015.10.14 ... Charging Order Jurisdictional And Foreign LLC Issues Become Clearer In Vision Marketing

2015.9.19 ... EarthGrains Turns Up The Heat With Utah Charging Order Against Nevada LLC

2015.8.26 ... Questionable Charging Order Priority Decision In Chase Bank Case

2015.6.20 ... The LLC Member In Bankruptcy: Ehmann And Its Progeny

2015.3.29 ... The MacDaddy Of All Intra-Member Charging Order Versus Levy Disputes In Voll

2015.2.21 ... Mahalo To Charging Order Issued Against Interests In Out-Of-State Non-Party LLCs

2015.2.18 ... Florida Charging Order Foreclosure Of A Nevis LLC In Barber

2014.12.19 ... Denman Creates Confusion For Bankrupt Debtor's Interest In LLC

2014.10.6 ... Albright Relief Applied To Personal Services LLC In Re Cleveland

2014.6.21 ... The Charging Order Is Wear It’s At, LLC, In Intra-Member Dispute

2014.2.27 ... Connecticut Court Shanghais Out-Of-State LLCs With Charging Orders

2014.1.30 ... Charging Orders And The Contemptuous Partnership

2013.8.16 ... No Jurisdiction Needed Over LLC Which Interests Were Charged In Rockstone Capital

2013.4.29 ... The Misunderstood Charging Order

2013.2.24 ... Simply Ignoring Court Orders Is Not The Best Strategy

2012.7.27 ... Jonas: Receiver Appointed By Montana Court To Take Control Of LCC Whose Interests Had Been Charged

2012.6.30 ... Inman: Are Charging Orders Entitled To Full Faith & Credit?

2012.6.22 ... Owner Of Debtor LLC Goes To Jail For Contempt For Interfering With Foreclosure Sale

2012.3.6 ... Weddell: Nevada Supreme Court Restricts Charging Order To Debtor's Economic Interests Only

2011.8.10 ... Buffa's Bad Tuna: Debtor Owning 99% Of LLC Attempts To Dodge Charging Order By Paying Oversized Salary To Wife

2011.7.31 ... Charging Orders and K.O.'d by the K-1 ... Not


Presentations on Charging Orders

2017.03.24 ... ABA Webinar ... Jay Adkisson and Prof. Carter Bishop to present "Charging Orders Redux – What, How and Why and Recent Developments with Leading Experts"


2016.9.15 ... Los Angeles ... Presented the sections, "Business Asset Protection", "Understanding Charging Orders" and "California's New Uniform Voidable Transactions Act" at a seminar sponsored by Pincus Professional Education.


2016.4.1 ... Vermillion, SD ... Presented "Charging Orders" at the Asset Protection Symposium of the University of South Dakota Law Review.


2016.2.11 ... NBI Webinar ... Presented Charging Orders: Practice and Procedure and LLC Hot Topics for a webinar sponsored by the National Business Institute.


2015.7.10 ... Jay Adkisson and Carter Bishop presented "The Consequences of an LLC Member Filing Bankruptcy" at the University of Texas annual LLCs, LPs and Partnerships conference


2014.7.10 ... Austin, TX ... Presented "Charging Orders" at the University of Texas Continuing Legal Education Conference on LLCs, LPs and Partnerships


2014.5.8 ... Miami ... Presented "Fraudulent Transfers and Charging Orders" at the Florida Bar Tax Section seminar Asset Protection Industry Leaders Present Key Tools, Technologies, and Insights to Create a Successful Wealth Protection Plan


2013.9.24 ... ABA Webinar ... With Ellisa Habbart presented "Creditors Remedies Against LLCs Other Than Charging Orders" presented by the American Bar Association Section on Real Property, Trusts & Estates


2013.4.23 ... ABA Teleconference ... Presented "Charging Orders" for the American Bar Association Section on Business Law Committee on Limited Partnerships and Unincorporated Entities


2013.4.4 ... Washington DC ... Chaired panel "Creditor Attacks on LLCs and LPs Other Than By Charging Orders" at the Spring Meeting of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section


2012.10.18 ... Washington, D.C.  ... Presented "Practical Aspects of Charging Orders" at the LLC Institute sponsored by the LPUE Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association


2010.8.4 ... National Telephone Conference ... Jay Adkisson joined Professor Carter G. Bishop of the Suffolk University Law School to discuss the "reverse veil piercing" of limited liability companies and Olmstead. Presented by the Business Planning Group of the American Bar Association's Section on Real Property, Probate and Trust Planning.


2007.7.11 ... Orange County, CA ... Presented "Understanding Charging Orders" at the luncheon of the Trusts & Estates Section of the Orange County Bar Association


2006.10.19 ... Presented"Asset Protection: 10 Things You Must Know" and "Understanding Charging Order Protection and Drafting Considerations" at the Southern California Tax & Estate Planning Forum.


Articles on Alter Ego/Veil Piercing

2014.12.1 ... Single-Member LLC's Veil Pierced In Greenhunter

2012.6.3 ... Webb & Carey: When Control Is Bad -- Receiver Uses Debtors' Controlling Interests In Partnerships To Get At Partnership Assets

2012.5.25 ... Miske: The Innocent General Partner Tagged With Liability For Losses Due To Misdeeds Of Another General Partner

2012.4.30 ... Serio: Corporate Veil Of Single-Member LLC Holds Up In Maryland To Protect Owner In Absence Of Fraud

2012.2.5 ... Martin: The Inherent Dangers Of The Single Member LLC And Alter Ego Veil Piercing

2012.1.14 ... Royal Bank of Canada: Separate Entity Rule Survives As To Restraining Order Served On Manhattan Branch For Debtor's Toronto Accounts

2011.9.30 ... Undercapitalization Again: Owner Of Sole Shareholder Corporation Gets Aced On Veil Piercing Claim At The U.S. Open

2011.8.25 ... KKR, Bruno's, the Fiduciary Shield Doctrine, and the Long Arm of Alabama

2011.8.20 ... Khashoggi: Margin Scheme Leads Personal Liability For True Beneficial Owner Under Alter Ego Theory; Undercapitalization and Domination

2011.8.19 ... Noack: The Single Member LLC, Alter Ego, and Undercapitalization




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