The answer is YES.
On June 12th the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a decision stating that Inherited IRA’s are subject to the claims of creditors. For anyone who inherits an IRA, creditors or a spouse in a divorce can attach that inheritance if not properly planned. Even a surviving spouse can have a problem if he or she does not roll the IRA over into his or her own IRA.
One way to protect the IRA inheritance of any beneficiary is to use a qualified trust as beneficiary. Our office for example has a qualified trust that solves this problem.