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Category Archives: Trust Administration

Lawsuit claims partner stole millions from other pantyhose heir

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Differences between business partners can be a fairly common occurrence. These differences can even continue after one of the partners dies and the other partner and the testator’s family members both inherit the estate. This is apparently true for the heirs to the estate of the creator of the L’eggs pantyhose container. One of… Read More »

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Common kinds of fiduciary duty

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It is common when drawing up estate plans to name someone to take care of and oversee these plans in order to ensure that the testator’s wishes are explicitly followed. This person is usually known as an executor, depending on the types of estate plan documents that have been developed. Once named, the executor… Read More »

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Trustees must act in the bests of the trust or face legal action

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When people create an estate plan they trust that the people who are administering this plan will work to carry out their final wishes. Florida residents take great care using estate planning documents for the benefit of their loved ones. However, they do need to rely on others to carry it out after their… Read More »

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Are there different kinds of trusts?

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A trust is a specific kind of estate planning tool that can complement your will and allow you to control different kinds of property that you may own. A trust allows you to transfer ownership of specific property to another person known as a trustee. The trustee will then supervise the property for a… Read More »

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Avoiding probate with a Florida living trust

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Probate can be a time-consuming and potentially costly situation for many Florida residents. Probate is the method by which a grantor’s debts are paid and his or her property and assets are distributed to their heirs. But it can take many months for a decedent’s heirs to receive their portion of the assets and… Read More »

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Some basic information about Florida trusts

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Most Florida residents know that a will is traditionally the central component of a good estate plan because it spells out the testator’s specific wishes regarding their assets. And while a will can specify details about the distribution of property, sometimes a better option is to create a trust in order to properly manage… Read More »

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Trust administration help available to Fort Myers residents

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Every day in America, including Fort Myers, someone learns that he or she has been named the trustee of a trust, and every day someone wonders what the trustee of a trust is supposed to do. In many respects, the trustee is simply tasked with carrying out the terms of the trust. The trust,… Read More »

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Trust Administration Experts Available in Fort Myers

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

By now, most individuals are familiar with the general concept of a trust. Rather than just gifting a large sum of assets to beneficiaries, many individuals choose to direct those funds in a controlled way. The most common example is grandparents who provide for their grandchildren’s education before granting them a larger lump sum… Read More »

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Fort Myers trustees and trust administration

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Trusts are becoming more and more common in the estate planning process. From revocable living trusts, which exist during a trustor’s lifetime, to a testamentary trust created by someone’s last will, trusts can and do arise in a multitude of situations. In their simplest form, trusts are nothing more than an entity, which controls… Read More »

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Trustee watches over the trust, but who watches the trustee?

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One of the most powerful tools available to Florida residents to provide for their loved ones after they are gone is a trust. A person who creates a trust, sometimes known as a settlor or grantor, places assets in the possession of a trustee, who maintains the trust property for the benefit of the… Read More »

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