Will and Trust Contests

Will and Trust Contests

Questions for Discussion What legal standing and grounds are required to attack a will and a trust? What standard of proof is required when attacking a will or a trust? What are the allowable time periods for attacking wills and trusts? Is it easier to contest a will...
Characteristics of Trustees

Characteristics of Trustees

A good trustee should: Be honest and trustworthy Have the ability to make and handle investments Be financially accountable for any mistakes he or she makes To the extent possible, be situated in the area where your beneficiaries and your assets are located Have good...
Who should you appoint as your Trustee?

Who should you appoint as your Trustee?

Before appointing a trustee you should understand what a trustee does. A trustee, inter alia: runs the trust for the benefit of the beneficiaries acts in a fiduciary capacity and when acting in that capacity, has the ultimate duty imposed by law as to relationships...