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The Flexibility and Freedom of a Delaware Directed Trust

Carol G. Kroch |
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A planning option when you need a trust, but want to or must maintain control.Many high-net-worth families find that their wealth is concentrated in a particular investment or sector, making estate planning difficult.A trust is an effective vehicle to overcome this obstacle and to transfer wealth to the next generation or to protect assets from creditors.

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Do You Need a Corporate Executor?

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Selecting family members to manage your estate could possibly do your loved ones more harm than good.The duties of an executor can be complex, time consuming, and potentially risky for an individual.A corporate executor can provide a level of expertise that will make the estate settlement a smooth process for all concerned.Beneficiaries will be assured that your corporate executor will act fairly and impartially when confronted by other family members and others seeking special treatment.

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What is a Trust?

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A trust can be a beneficial part of your estate plan for transferring assets and minimizing taxes.Many people ask: What is a trust? A trust is a flexible and advantageous way for a person to leave his or her assets to future generations and simultaneously reap certain present benefits.The specific type of trust you may wish to use will depend on a host of specific circumstances.Types include living trusts and testamentary trusts, and revocable and irrevocable trusts.

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