Trust funding is important because many of the benefits that are provided by using a trust are not accomplished unless the assets are actually moved into the trust before the creator passes away. This often means the trustee is responsible for funding the sub-trusts.
Articles about Trustee Duties
Getting a receipt for a disbursement is important to protect the personal representative or trustee proving that what was supposed to be was fulfilled. Here is more information about getting a receipt for a disbursement.
An attorney can help you to administer a trust correctly and save you a lot of time and energy making sure you follow California law. Contact us today if you have questions about serving as trustee.
While it may be tempting to skip over the appraisal when facing extensive tasks during a trust administration, it is important to have an appraisal when funding a sub-trust! Read more here!
Sometimes you must consider Arbitration for a Trust Dispute, know what that entails and what that means for your situation by talking with an estate planning attorney today.
As part of the trust administration process, the administrator of an estate should obtain an asset valuation for the estate or trust property. Get an experienced attorney to help you complete all the needed tasks trustees face.