Oct. 5, 2021—If you wish to retain more control over the assets you place in trust, a Delaware directed trust is one possible solution. The state’s distinctive trust law allows you to create a personal trust where you—or advisors named by you—direct the trustee’s actions. In today’s podcast, Jeff Wolken, national director of Delaware Trust Planning for Wilmington Trust’s Emerald Family Office & Advisory, explains how this specific feature of Delaware law allows you to retain appropriate control over key decisions related to investments and/or distributions of the assets you place in trust.

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