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Selecting a Trustee- What Matters?

Who Do You Trust? Choosing a trustee requires an appropriate balance between kinship or friendship, expertise and technical knowledge. As a trust attorney one challenging aspect of my practice is the very personal decision by a client about choosing a trustee or trustees (and their substitutes) for his or her many types of trusts. There …

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Reasons Why Your Trust Should Contain a Residuary Clause

By creating a trust, you are stating your wishes as to how you would like your assets and possessions distributed. Many trusts have a series of specific gifts. However, you should be sure that your trust also contains a residuary clause to best protect the distribution of your assets. Please click here, for more …

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Avoiding Wills Disputes? What Your Estate Planning Attorney Needs

Why Revealing Personal Information to your Estate Planning Attorney Is Essential To Successful Planning By: David M. Frees III, JD Ever wonder how much or what information has to be revealed to your estate planning attorney to make sure they do the job right? The more information you expose regarding relationships as well as other …

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GRATs Used To Perfection By Facebook Creators

It is being reported that in 2008 Mark Zuckerberg and Dustin Moskovitz transferred a significant portion of their Facebook stock into a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust (GRAT). Facebook had not yet “gone public” and therefore the value of the stock was far below what it would be following the initial public offering (IPO). The Facebook …

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