Frasier, an attorney specializing in asset protection, points out that wealthy individuals may be vulnerable to losing much of their wealth as a result of legal action, accident, or catastrophic illness. Beyond his general advice to keep a low profile by not spending conspicuously, he recommends the use of trusts, partnerships, and limited liability corporations to keep litigants and creditors at bay. He presents complex material in tabular form so that the relative merits and drawbacks of each technique are clear. This book is no substitute for in-depth treatment, but it provides an excellent starting point for anyone troubled by the threat of litigation. Currently pending legislation may necessitate some revision of the information about family-limited partnerships, but the book is a welcome primer on a complex subject.Joseph Barth, U.S. Military Acad. Lib., West Point, N.Y.