The Role of a Successor Trustee

The Role of a Successor Trustee

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Trusts are legal instruments that can benefit people as part of an estate plan. When you create a living trust, you will serve as the trustee while you are alive and have the mental capacity to do so. However, if something happens to you, you will need someone to take over as the successor trustee. It is important to understand this individual’s role so you can designate the right person. Administering the Trust There are many tasks involved in administering a trust following someone's death, and the specific responsibilities will vary depending on the circumstances of the trust. Some responsibilities might include: Managing the trust property, including making investment decisionsPaying all necessary bills and taxes from the trustKeeping beneficiaries informed of the state of the trust propertyDistributing trust property to…
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Do You Need an Attorney to Modify Child Custody?

Do You Need an Attorney to Modify Child Custody?

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Child custody an area of law where disputes often arise. When circumstances change, one or both parents may wish to modify a custody agreement following divorce proceedings. All child custody decisions – including those that involve modifying existing child custody or visitation arrangements – are based upon the best interest of the minor child or children. If you are interested in pursuing modification of a child custody agreement, it is essential that you have an experienced attorney on board. At Furubotten Law, APC, our experienced legal team could assist you with pursuing a modification of child custody or visitation arrangements. We have law offices located in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Riverside County, California. Our attorneys also serve Long Beach, Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach, and Temecula. Call us today…
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