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A loved one has just passed away and now the successor trustee must serve as trustee of the living trust. Are they prepared to handle the myriad of questions regarding their rights and responsibilities, taxes, and investments in these different situations?

Join estate planning attorneys Kate Langmore and Steve Mancini for an overview of the legal and procedural requirements of trust administration to assist trustees and their advisors to properly discharge their duties and avoid personal liability while preserving the important family relationships. The discussion is also the perfect opportunity to review the terms of your trust for this inevitability.

Learning objectives include:

  • Cause of family dysfunction
  • How to choose a trustee
  • The scope of a trustee's legal responsibilities and duties - immediate and overall 
  • Trustee liabilities and personal point of view
  • Trust settlement process

*CE/CPE Eligible: 1 CE credits are available to subscribers with these designations: CFP, CLU, ChFC and RICP. CPA subscribers will earn 1 CPE credits.


Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this session.

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

NASBA Approved

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