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Category Archives: Trust Administration

Some basic information about Florida trusts

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

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?

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

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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Dispute over Rauschenberg trust continues

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

The word “trustee” implies that someone designated with the title is a person whom you trust. In the context of estate administration, this trust is even more important. A trustee is appointed to attend to legal and financial affairs following a person’s death. But how do you prevent a trustee from overstepping his or… Read More »

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How a revocable living trust can help you avoid probate

By Kuhn Law Firm, P.A. |

Last week we discussed how a trust can be a good way to help a child or another loved one who has an addiction or other problem that must be recognized in estate planning. Today, we would like to discuss how a certain type of trust can help all of your heirs by making… Read More »

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