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Category Archives: Trust Administration

Trust administration may be best left to professionals

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

When a person in Ft. Myers creates an estate plan, he or she may have chosen a successor trustee, a health care agent and an executor of their estate. These are all important roles that could make the difference between an estate plan that runs smoothly both during the person’s lifetime and after their… Read More »

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An attorney can help in trust administration

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

When it comes to estate plans, a trust is one of the most common and important facets. They are specifically created to be given to beneficiaries, and the assets within a trust will become available to them when the person who created it, the trustor, has passed away or when the beneficiaries reach a… Read More »

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Exploring the different types of trusts that are available

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

In order to assure that a person’s lifetime worth of property and assets gets properly allocated according to the owner’s wishes, there are various types of trusts available. A trust, in its simplest term, is a contract to be honored by a power of attorney or court to divide property and assets according to… Read More »

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Planning for the future and the importance of a marital trust

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Planning for your future is something you have been doing your entire life. Plan for college, plan for a career, plan for your family, and plan for your retirement. But what about planning for after retirement, when you have passed from this world? With proper estate planning, you can make arrangements to keep your… Read More »

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Selecting the right people to help with your trust is crucial

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

You’ve worked hard your entire life to fulfill your own American dream. Maybe you got married and started a family, maybe a successful career was more important to you. Whatever your situation, it is important to protect the assets you’ve earned over the years and decades of your career. It is never too early… Read More »

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What are the benefits of a living trust?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

A trust is established when a grantor, or the owner of property, gives permission to manage property to a trustee. The trust itself may also be known as the deed or declaration of trust and contains the rules outlined and determined by the grantor. The trustee’s responsibilities are to adhere to the terms of… Read More »

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Risks and benefits of using a corporate trustee

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Most Florida residents know that having an honorable and dedicated trustee should be a key part of any good estate plan. That’s why many testators choose a beloved family member or close friend to be their trustee. However, if a testator does not have a close friend or family member, they may opt to… Read More »

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Financing Fido: Should you consider a pet trust?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Pet lovers often consider their dogs, cats, birds and other pets as fury, feathery or scaly family members. Opening your home to a pet comes with many joys, results in some interesting stories and can even have some health benefits – but it also comes with a cost. A literal cost. The care and… Read More »

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Prince’s estate may owe more than it’s worth

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Estate planning is more than just determining who gets what. This legal process can also be used to help reduce the taxes imposed on your estate. A failure to put together a plan leaves your estate at the mercy of the government – which can lead to steep tax bills. How steep? In short,… Read More »

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There can be both benefits and risks with a living trust

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

A living trust can be a solid addition to a testator’s estate plan. But this kind of estate planning tool is not for everyone in Florida, and it’s important to understand that this kind of trust offers both advantages and disadvantages. So here is a brief look at some of the benefits and risks… Read More »

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