Trusts are estate planning documents that individuals create to express how they wish to have their assets distributed after death. The person that is appointed to handle and distribute these assets is known as the trustee. As a trustee, you have a great deal of responsibility and legal requirements, and may have questions and concerns regarding your duties.
Our Virginia estate planning attorneys at Johnson, Gasink & Baxter, LLP have provided solid legal counsel and guidance to numerous successor trustees regarding their fiduciary duty and legal obligations, and are equipped with the necessary knowledge, experience, and resources to effectively help you.
Some of the matters that we can help you understand regarding trusts and their administration include:
We understand that following all the duties and responsibilities of a successor trustee can sometimes be a complex and confusing situation. Because you could be held personally liable for failing to abide by your obligations, it is highly advisable that you seek well-informed legal counsel from an experienced team of Virginia estate planning and administration lawyers.
At JGB, we pride ourselves on providing dependable service that is centered around the unique needs of each of our clients. Our goal is to give you the advice and assistance necessary to properly carry out all your duties as a trustee at every stage of the process, while thoroughly protecting your legal interests.
To learn more about trusts, successor trustees, their duties, and how we can help, contact us today at 888.487.9899 and schedule your initial consultation at our offices in Williamsburg, Virginia Beach, Glen Allen, Fredericksburg, Manassas, or Stafford.