Trusts were once used primarily by wealthy families who wished to pass down the family wealth from one generation to another while still retaining some degree of control over the assets. Today, however, trusts are a common addition to any comprehensive estate plan. If you have included a trust (or several) in your estate plan and now wish to change or amend your trust you may be concerned that making changes to your trust is a complicated undertaking. In most cases, this is not so. First, it is … [Read more...] about How Can I Make Changes to My Trust?
For many people an estate plan includes much more than a simple Last Will and Testament. Although there are numerous estate planning tools and documents that can be incorporated into an estate plan, some are used more than others. Trusts, for example, are a common estate planning addition. Once created though, what happens if you want to change something in the trust? For starters, not all trusts can be changed. Irrevocable trusts cannot be changed absent the intervention of a court, for … [Read more...] about Amending a Trust