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Time to Rethink the Typical Testamentary QTIP Trust?

Additional approaches to planning with this vehicle.

Many advanced estate planners emphasize to their clients the benefits and features of lifetime planning. The estate-planning community has become accustomed to using common and catchy labels for such planning techniques, for example, spousal lifetime access trusts (SLATs), grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs), charitable lead annuity trusts (CLATs) and beneficiary defective inheritors trusts (BDITs).

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