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Picking the Right Professionals for Your Trust

Picking the Right Professionals for Your Trust

Trustees of special needs trusts often need to pick professionals to assist with trust management and oversight. With so many licensed professionals to choose from, how does a careful trustee find the “right” professionals? Consider a few basic guidelines. How …
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Trustee Fiduciary Duties, Part 2

Trustee Fiduciary Duties, Part 2

Trustees have fiduciary duties to beneficiaries of trusts that they oversee. The duty to account and the duty to invest and manage trust assets prudently are two very important fiduciary duties that are difficult for many family member trustees to …
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Pros and Cons of Using an Institutional Trustee

Pros and Cons of Using an Institutional Trustee

When forming a special needs trust for your child with special needs, you may wonder whether using an institutional trustee is a good idea. “Institutional trustee”, also called a corporate trustee, refers to a bank or trust company that oversees …
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