Pacifying a Silent Trust

Pacifying a Silent Trust

Ten ideas for avoiding complications that may arise from limiting a trustee’s duty to inform beneficiaries of an irrevocable trust’s existence

 

Many people prefer to keep their finances and estate plans to themselves; only after death are these details disclosed to their children and grandchildren. The reasons for this reticence are many, including desires for personal privacy and to avoid sapping beneficiaries of incentive. 

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