Revocable Living Trusts

A revocable living trust, also reffered to as a living trust or a revocable trust is an estate planning tool used to handle your property so that after your passing, court supervision is not necessary to allot your property and holdings. A trustee will not only put your possessions in a trust, but he/she will also distribute the trust. You can name yourself as the trustee and name an extra trustee in the occasion of passing or inability.

Trusts could be utilized to do the following things:

  • Protect your children. A living trust can guarantee that in the occasion of your death, your minor children, through their delegated caretaker, will quickly get the funds that they need. With a living trust you can even put limitations on how the assets inside the trust may be used and when your kids will receive their inheritance.
  • Prevent the possibly long and costly procedure of probate. In light of the fact that the property inside a trust might be sent straight to your beneficiaries, with no court supervision, the probate procedure is not needed. Probate is a method that can take some months. In the case that you have property, for example a home, a retirement account, a life insurance arrangement, or any other viable critical holdings, you might need to think about making a living trust.
  • Evade Guardianship. A living trust can give a trustee the power to act and settle on decisions for your sake assuming that you come to be physically or rationally debilitated. This will avoid the court needing to choose who can make decisions through a guardianship process.

Living trust documents might be more complicated to draft than wills, so it is vital to have a well learned and experienced estate planning lawyer accurately draft you living trust.

In the event that you or a loved one are thinking about drafting estate planning tools, for example a revocable living trust, or you might like additional information, please contact Winston Law, P.A. at (561) 670-9375 or for your free consultation.