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Trusts Lawyers

Trusts Lawyers

Trusts Lawyers

In many states, it is common to use a will to take care of your estate. However, a will has certain limitations: for example, certain types of property cannot pass through a will, and many states send wills through probate. A living trust (sometimes just called a trust) is funded while you are alive, to protect your assets and property and pass them on in keeping with your wishes. A trust avoids probate. You can set up a trustee or executor to administer your estate in accordance with your wishes, avoiding the need for any court involvement in settling your estate (and avoiding probate fees and estate taxes, which can be substantial, depending on the size of the estate). An Court Buddy estate lawyer can help you chose between a will or a trust, and can take steps to ensure your loved ones avoid probate and that your wishes are followed.