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Did You Pick The Wrong Trustee For Your Spouse Kids or Grandchildren?

Did You Pick The Wrong Trustee Under Your Will or Revocable Trust?

A Quick Guide To Fixing This Mistake And Updating
That Old Will Or Trust

First, What is a Trustee?

A trustee is named in the trust to manage and oversee the trust.A trustee

has the ability to make decisions regarding the assets of the trust and

how to implement the terms of the trust. A trustee is an important role

to a successful trust.

Second, Do You Have the Right Trustee?

The type of trustee depends on many factors such as the type of trust,

the amount of assets, and how long the trust will last. There are

many advantages and disadvantages to having an individual trustee.

An individual trustee may be less expensive and may better understand

your situation and desires. Although, they may  lack expert knowledge

and experience. And, because Pennsylvania is now a UTA

(Uniform Trust Act) state and a Prudent Investor rule state, individual

trustees may lack the time or technical expertise to comply with these laws.

For this reason, there are may advantages and disadvantages of having

a corporate trustee such as a bank or trust company. They have knowledge

about investments, trust record keeping, and rules but may be more expensive.

Read our article Choosing a Trustee: Individual Trustee vs. Corporate Trustee

to find out if you have the wrong trustee or how to have the Right trustee

for your trust or trusts.

If you already know that you need to do estate planning, or to update
an old will or trust, then please call 610-933-8069 and mention this

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