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  • Charitable Trust - Charitable Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    a charitable lead trust the settlor s assets are placed in trust and the charity receives periodic payouts from the trust for a set period After the trust expires as determined by the trust documents or the settlor s death the remainder of the trust reverts back to the settlor the settlor s heirs or another named beneficiary Charitable Remainder Trusts charitable remainder trusts are in some ways the opposite of charitable lead trusts In remainder trusts the trust pays periodic payments to the settlor or another beneficiary and the trust s assets then go to the charity at the end of the term A charitable trust is an effective way to shield your assets from tax or other liability while supporting causes that you feel are worthwhile Because of the complexities in setting up these kinds of trusts it is important that you speak with an experienced trust and estate planning attorney to ensure that your assets are utilized the way you intend The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Charitable Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Charitable Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Charitable

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  • Family Trust - Family Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    cannot be used to take advantage of the tax benefits alone Yet the creation of a family trust can help family members retain valued property within the family group such as a home or treasured assets What Are the Tax Advantages of a Family Trust While there are various tax benefits of establishing a family trust one of the advantages for a family member is the reduction or elimination of estate taxes imposed by the federal government whenever property is inherited due to a death of a family member Estate taxes are regulated by the federal government and can change from time to time However there are certain exemptions in which a beneficiary could be permitted to claim that will reduce or eliminate the tax obligations What Are the Other Benefits of A Family Trust If you are considering leaving your property to your spouse child grandchild or other family members it is a natural thought to be concerned about the future of your assets during a marriage or unfortunately a divorce Many people bequeathed their most valuable possessions such as the family home to their loved one with the anticipation that these belongings will remain within the family group The family trust should be drafted to protect your beneficiaries inheritances from a property distribution dispute in a divorce creditors bankruptcies and certain lawsuits The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Family Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Family Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of

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  • Honorary Trust - Honorary Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    and is only recognized by certain jurisdictions These types of trust allow for the creation of a trust that would normally fail due to the lack of a legally cognizable beneficiary Honorary Trust Uses Honorary trusts are often used to benefit things such as a pet or a monument or cemetery plot These trusts are named honorary trusts because there is no beneficiary to enforce the trusts and it is up to the trustee s honor to make sure that the trust is administered as the settlor intended If you are considering creating an honorary trust please click here to view our directory of trust attorneys in your jurisdiction The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Honorary Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Honorary Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Honorary Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Honorary Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Trusts Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Wills Trusts Health Care Power of Attorney Advertisements Find An Attorney By Practice Area

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  • Incentive Trust - Incentive Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    an incentive trust and common conditions of this type of trust can include things like The completion of a degree Entering a particular profession Abstaining from drugs or alcohol Getting married Attending a certain school These are just a few of the potential conditions an incentive trust may contain and these trusts can be effective tools to encourage or discourage certain behavior Another way in which an incentive trust may be used is to provide for additional income based upon the beneficiaries income for example the trust provides 1 00 for each 1 00 the beneficiary earns The conditions an incentive trust may impose are almost limitless and any limitations placed on them are particular to your jurisdiction Generally speaking courts will void conditions of a trust that promote illegal activity or are contrary to public policy The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Incentive Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Incentive Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Incentive Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Incentive Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Trusts Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e

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  • Interest in Possession Trust - Interest in Possession Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    or settlor An interest in possession trust occurs when a the beneficiary presently has the benefit of a trust In other words the beneficiary currently receives the benefit of the trust income usually provided in the form of periodic disbursements Income in possession trusts can give the beneficiary of the trust the benefit of the trust for a fixed period of time and indefinite period or for the lifetime of the trust Trusts also have the benefit of making trust assets generally unreachable to creditors It is important to create a trust that complies with state laws as they vary from state to state The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Interest in Possession Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Interest in Possession Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Interest in Possession Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Interest in Possession Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Trusts Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Wills Trusts Health Care Power of Attorney Advertisements Find An Attorney

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  • Irrevocable Trust - Irrevocable Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    to administer Irrevocable trusts can be either living trusts meaning that they are created during the settlor s lifetime or testamentary meaning that they take effect when the grantor s will is executed Irrevocable Trust Benefits One of the principal benefits of irrevocable trust comes in the form of a tax benefit because an irrevocable trust removes any control the settlor may have over the trust assets the assets are effectively removed from the settlor s taxable estate In addition the settlor has no tax liability for any income generated from the trust assets If you are considering establishing a revocable trust you should be sure to consult with an experienced trust attorney Because they are irrevocable it is imperative to be sure that the trust is correctly created and the trust assets are clearly established The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Irrevocable Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Irrevocable Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Irrevocable Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Irrevocable Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Trusts Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g

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  • Protective Trust - Protective Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    to trust assets These trusts have the benefit of protecting a beneficiary from themselves and also protect the trust assets from the beneficiaries creditors Other ways in which a protective trust can protect trust assets include Protection from lawsuits a protective trust can shield assets from judgments against a beneficiary Protection from divorce a trust can protect assets in the event that one of the trust beneficiaries gets a divorce Protection from unwise spending or investments because a trustee in in charge of administering a protective trust these kinds of trust can ensure that the trust assets continue to grow even if a beneficiary cannot manage money Protection from unexpected events trusts can protect and provide for beneficiaries in the event of a natural disaster or medical issue that creates unexpected expenses A protective trust is an effective way to protect your assets for generations to come The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Protective Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Protective Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Protective Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Protective Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about

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  • Remainder Trust - Remainder Trust Law Resources - LawInfo
    fund that allows many donors to contribute The donor can continue to use the property and receive income from it while living After a specified period of time the beneficiaries receive the income and the charity receives the principal Remainder trusts carry several tax advantages such as The donor avoids capital gains tax on the donated assets The donor can take an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the remainder interest earned The donated asset is deducted from the estate which reduces estate taxes Though the donation is irrevocable the donor may exercise some control over how the assets are invested and can switch from one charity to another as long as the charity is a qualified charitable organization The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Remainder Trust Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Remainder Trust Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Remainder Trust Resources Still have questions Contact experienced Remainder Trust Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Trusts Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Wills

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