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  • The 411 on the Generation-Skipping Trust

    The Motley Fool’s recent article, “Do You Need a Generation-Skipping Trust? ,” explains what a generation-skipping trust is and how it works. Generation-skipping trusts involve skipping a generation in planning your estate. , but a common generation-skipping trust involves multiple generations of beneficiaries. Speak with an experienced trust attorney to set up a trust and take best advantage of the generation-skipping


    A generation skipping trust is just what it sounds like; it is a financial vehicle that “skips” your The primary purpose of a generation skipping trust is to avoid the double round of taxation that comes Any nonexempt portion of your transfer to a generation skipping trust will only be taxed once before Generation skipping trusts also protect familial wealth and assets intended for long-term appreciation Of course, a generation skipping trust can also be customized in other ways to ensure that the assets

  • Trusts from A to Z

    Here’s a rundown of revocable or irrevocable trusts, credit shelter trusts, generation-skipping trusts Generation-skipping trusts. By skipping your children’s generation you may be able to transfer more assets to your family than to The generation-skipping trust is subject to taxes, but it can be structured to reduce estate taxes, allowing A big advantage of generation-skipping trusts is that they can help avoid generation-skipping transfer

  • Dangers of Using Generic Estate Planning Tools

    It may be tempting to visit a website, answer a few questions, and get back a will or maybe even a trust

  • The Perks of Putting Property in a Trust

    The Many Advantages of Putting Property in a Trust Placing your real estate into a customized trust provides The terms of your trust stay private. trust assets. include: Revocable Living Trust: The most popular trust for property transfers in Texas. bypass trusts.

  • The Benefits of a Revocable Living Trust

    Benefits of a Revocable Living Trust A revocable trust can be a valuable tool for managing and distributing By transferring assets to a revocable living trust, you can avoid probate for the trust’s assets. over the trust’s assets. manage the trust’s assets. assets to the trust.

  • 10 Common Misconceptions About Trusts

    Misconception 1: Trusts Are Only for the Wealthy Many believe trusts are only for the ultra-rich. The truth is that you can create a trust while you are alive, which is known as a living trust. from creating trusts. Misconception 6: Trusts Are Only for Old People Trusts can benefit people of all ages. Misconception 8: Trusts Are Irrevocable While some trusts are irrevocable, many are not.

  • The 4 Most Common Types of Trusts and Their Benefits

    trusts, irrevocable trusts, testamentary trusts, and special needs trusts. Enter the revocable trust. For example, if the trust generates income, it may be subject to income taxes higher than individual Testamentary Trusts Testamentary trusts, or will trusts, are created through a person’s last will and Special Needs Trusts A Special Needs Trust, or a Supplemental Needs Trust, is created to provide financial

  • What Are the New Rules for Special Needs Trust?

    The Basics of Special Needs Trusts A special needs trust is designed to provide financial support for The trust establishment process involves legally transferring assets into a trust which can be used to special needs trusts (SNTs). with the Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015. While having the ability to establish your own trust, there are some drawbacks to a first party trust

  • How to Create a Living Trust in 5 Simple Steps

    Trustee – The trustee manages the assets placed inside the trust according to the trust agreement. Our trust lawyers can advise if any tax planning trusts may benefit your specific situation. trust activity. As you can see, living trusts involve some upfront effort to set up a trust. Trust us to guide you in making better legal decisions, benefitting you and your loved ones for generations

  • How Do Special Needs Trusts (SNT) Work?

    What is a Special Needs Trust? A special needs trust, also called a supplemental needs trust or SNT, is a personal legal arrangement Types of Special Needs Trusts There are three standard special needs trusts in estate planning. First-party or Self-Settled Special Needs Trusts A first-party special needs trust (self-settled trust Why Set Up a Special Needs Trust?

  • Building a Legacy: How to Establish a Family Trust in Texas

    What Exactly is a Family Trust Fund? A family trust is not just about legal paperwork. Types of Family Trust in Texas Diverse needs call for diverse trust types, there are a few different Revocable Living Trust An adaptable and popular option, the revocable trust offers the flexibility of Testamentary Trust Embedded within your will, this trust springs into action after your demise. our dedication to preserving a legacy for future generations.

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