Garrett Sutton is a legal expert, bestselling author and one of Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad Advisors. A clear and engaging writer, Garrett demystifies legal topics and presents them in a very understandable and accessible manner.
Garrett has over thirty years’ experience in assisting individuals and businesses to limit their liability, protect their assets, implement advantageous corporate structures and advance their financial goals.
Garrett is the owner and operator of CorporateDirect.com, which since 1988, has provided affordable asset protection and corporate formation services, as well as resources for entrepreneurs and real estate investors. Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad calls Garrett and Corporate Direct “the premiere source for asset protection strategies.”
Garrett attended Colorado College and the University of California at Berkeley, where he received a B.S. in Business Administration in 1975. He graduated with a J.D. in 1978 from Hastings Law, the University of California’s law school in San Francisco. He has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other publications. Garrett enjoys speaking on asset protection strategies and is a frequent lecturer for business groups and the Rich Dad’s Advisors educational series.
Garrett serves on the boards of the American Baseball Foundation, located in Birmingham, Alabama, and the Reno-Nevada based Sierra Kids Foundation.
Books by Garrett Sutton
Start Your Own Corporation: Why the Rich Own Their Own Companies and Everyone Else Works for Them
We live in a highly litigious world. As you live your life you must keep your guard up. As you grow your wealth you must protect it. For those who don’t, predators await, and their attorneys will use every trick in the toolbox to get at your unprotected assets.
Start Your Own Corporation educates you on an action plan to protect your life’s gains. Corporate attorney and best-selling author Garrett Sutton clearly explains the all too common risks of failing to protect yourself and the strategies for limiting your liability going forward. The information is timely, accessible and applicable to every citizen in every situation.
Garrett Sutton has spent the last thirty years protecting clients’ assets and implementing corporate structures to limit liability. This significant experience shines through in a very readable book on the why to’s and how to’s for achieving asset protection. Start Your Own Corporation teaches how to select between corporations and LLCs and how to use Nevada and Wyoming entities to your maximum advantage. This non-technical and easy to understand book also educates on the importance of following corporate formalities, using business tax deductions and building business credit.
Loopholes of Real Estate
Secrets of Successful Real Estate Investing
Loopholes of Real Estate reveals the tax and legal strategies the rich have used for generations to acquire and protect their real estate investments. Clearly written in an easy-to-understand style, this book demystifies the legal and tax aspects of real estate investing for the reader’s great benefit.
Run Your Own Corporation: How to Legally Operate and Properly Maintain Your Company Into the Future
Run Your Own Corporation reveals the legal secrets and strategies that the rich have used for generations to run their businesses and protect their assets. Written in a clear and easily understandable style, and now completely revised and updated to reflect important changes in rules and regulations,Run Your Own Corporation provides the necessary knowledge to save thousands of dollars in taxes and protect your family assets from the attacks of creditors.
Run Your Own Corporation illustrates how to:
- Select the best entity for your own personal strategy
- Maximize the incredible benefits of corporations for asset protection and tax savings
- Raise money for your new venture
- Use employment agreements for your benefit
- Easily prepare and maintain corporate records
The ABC’s of Getting Out of Debt: Turn Bad Debt into Good Debt and Bad Credit into Good Credit
Turn Bad Debt into Good Debt and Bad Credit into Good Credit
In difficult times, debt can be a matter of life and death, happiness and despair. Controlling your debt can bring order and calm. Mastering debt can bring wealth and success. As bestselling Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says, “Good debt makes you rich and bad debt makes you poor.”
The ABCs of Getting Out of Debt provides the necessary knowledge to navigate through a very challenging credit environment. A Rich Dad’s Advisor and bestselling author of numerous business books, Garrett Sutton, Esq. clearly writes on the key strategies readers must follow to get out of debt. Unlike other superficial offerings, Sutton explores the psychology and health effects of debt. From there, the reader learns how to beat the lenders at their own game, and how to understand and repair your own credit. Using real life illustrative stories, Sutton shares how to deal with debt collectors, avoid credit scams, and win with good credit.
“The reason Garrett Sutton’s book is so important is that like it or not, debt is a powerful force in our world today. The financially intelligent are using debt to enrich themselves while the financially uneducated are using debt to destroy their lives.”- Robert Kiyosaki
The times call for a book that offers hope and education on mastering credit and getting out of debt.
Buying and Selling a Business: How You Can Win in the Business Quadrant
Buying and Selling a Business reveals key strategies to sell and acquire business investments. Garrett Sutton, Esq. is a best selling author of numerous law for the layman books, and he guides the reader clearly through all of the obstacles to be faced before completing a winning transaction.
Buying and Selling a Business uses real-life stories to illustrate how to prepare your business for sale, analyze acquisition candidates and assemble the right team of experts. The book also clearly identifies how to understand the tax issues of a business sale, how to use confidentiality agreements to your benefit and how to negotiate your way to a positive result.
Robert Kiyosaki, the best-selling author of Rich Dad Poor Dad has this to say about Buying and Selling a Business, “Garrett Sutton’s information is priceless for anyone who wants to increase his or her knowledge of the often secret world of the rich, what the rich invest in, and some of the reasons why the rich get richer.”
Writing Winning Business Plans
To win in business requires a winning business plan. To write a winning business plan requires reading Garrett Sutton’s dynamic book on the topic. Writing Winning Business Plans provides the insights and the direction on how to do it well and do it right.
Rich Dad Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki says, “The first step in business is a great business plan. It must be a page turner that hooks and holds a potential investor. Garrett Sutton’s Writing Winning Business Plans is THE book for key strategies on preparing winning plans for both business and real estate ventures.”
Crisply written and featuring real life illustrative stories, Writing Winning Business Plans discusses all the key elements for a successful plan. Topics include focusing your business vision, understanding your financials and analyzing your competition. Also covered are how to really use your business plan as a tool and how to attract funding for your new or existing businesses.
As business plan competitions become more popular around the world Writing Winning Business Plans also discusses how to enter and how to win these ever more lucrative contests.
To learn more about Garrett Sutton, please visit: www.SutLaw.com, www.CorporateDirect.com, www.SuccessDNA.com