Posts Categorized: Trusts

How Long Does It Take to Set Up A Trust?

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Category: Trusts

You may have heard friends or family discussing the use of a trust in their estate plan and wondered if you should consider creating a trust as well. Trusts have become an increasingly popular estate...

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Can You Be the Trustee of My Living Trust?

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Category: Trusts

Trusts have become an increasing popular addition to any estate plan. The reasons for this are varied and numerous. Trusts allow for flexibility when creating an estate plan as well as help your estate avoid...

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When Does a Trust End or Terminate?

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Category: Estate Planning, Trusts

If you are considering the addition of a trust to your estate plan you will have numerous decisions to make when creating your trust. Many of those decisions will dictate what type of trust you...

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Charitable Lead vs. Charitable Remainder Trust

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Category: Trusts

Estate planning typically entails the integration of numerous goals into one comprehensive plan. For example, providing for loved ones and gifting to charity can be accomplished in one trust by creating a charitable lead or...

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Who Should I Appoint as the Trustee of My Living Trust?

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Category: Trusts

A Last Will and Testament usually serves as the foundation of a comprehensive estate plan. For most people, however, a Will is just the beginning of an estate plan. People often choose to add additional...

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Trusts Basics in Houston Texas

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Category: Trusts

Trusts Basics in Houston Texas from Steve P. Mendel One allows you to direct disbursements to a charity first for a designated number of years with the remainder to go to a non-charitable beneficiary while...

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