Archive for October 4th, 2011

Estate of Giraldin – Trustee Does Not Owe Duties Future Beneficiaries of Estate Planning Trust (2011-10-4)

This author has often complained that the trust laws have not kept pace with modern practice as it relates to estate planning.  Estate planning trusts (a.k.a. “living trust”) are used as will substitutes.  The rules pertaining to wills are well known, and are established by case and by code. In contrast, the statutory rules relating […]