trust types

June 14, 2016
Questions About Trusts

Common Questions About Trusts

You know you’re getting older when you start to think about socking away some money for retirement instead of enjoying that second cup of latte every day.  Sure, that foamy cup of wonder gets you through a long afternoon at work, but foregoing that second treat and putting the money toward a retirement account and watching that account grow, will also give you a warm feeling inside.
February 22, 2013

What is a Testamentary Trust?

There are many different types of trusts that are created for a wide variety of purposes. One of the most common trusts is a Testamentary Trust which is typically set up for a young child, a relative with a disability, or any other person who inherits a large sum of money upon the death of a testator. This type of trust is commonly contained in a will which provides how the estate or part of an estate is to be […]
February 20, 2013

What is a Special Needs Trust?

When an individual creates a trust it is a legal document which contains specific instructions regarding how resources are distributed and/or managed. The Grantor is the person who establishes the trust; the Beneficiary is the person for whom the trust was created and they will receive the benefit of the trust. When the Grantor draws up a trust they will also appoint a Trustee who will manage and distribute the funds to benefit the Beneficiary. There are many ways that […]