Posts Categorized: Trusts

Creating Your Own Charitable Trust

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

When people try to create Trusts for themselves instead of using an experienced estate planning attorney, they quite often make mistakes. This is often true for people who even have some level of expertise and...

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What if We Didn’t Have Trusts?

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

Estate planning in the United States would be a lot different if we did not have the ability to use Trusts. It would be a strange world indeed if the concept of a Trust was...

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Help for Trustees

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

Being the Trustee of a Trust that has beneficiaries other than yourself is more difficult than most people think it will be. Most people tend to think that they can invest the Trust assets in...

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Do Not Get Ripped Off

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

In every industry, there are people who seek to take advantage of the ignorance of others. If you want to build a new home, you quickly find out that there are good contractors and there...

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What is not in Your Trust

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

A common question about Revocable Living Trusts is what happens to any property that you do not put into the Trust that is not accounted for by some other documents? As attorneys often say, “It...

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Trusts and the Estate Tax

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

Last week, we told you about what the Presidential candidates are proposing to do with the estate tax. This week, we want to tell you that regardless of what the estate tax is now or...

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Avoid Trust Scams

/ By: Dennis D. Duffy

Category: Trusts

You have probably heard that a Revocable Living Trust is one of the best estate planning tools. You will find many people who will tell you, in fact, that all you need to do to...

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