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When is a Trust Not a Trust?

Similar to the bad joke, “When is a door not a door? When it’s a jar!” Ha! Similarly, but not as punny, we might well say, “When is a trust not a trust? When it’s a Totten trust!” A Totten trust, also known as a savings account trust or a poor man’s will, is not… Read more »

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Estate Planning: What about Trusts?

When you hear the word “trust” it’s usually in the context of a belief of reliability of someone, such as: “I trust her to read about the past legal word of the day, quid pro quo.” Trust in the world of estate planning is entirely different, although you can certainly put trust in a well-crafted… Read more »