If your estate plan uses a trust, one of the most difficult decisions you’ll have to make is picking a trustee who will manage your trust after your death. While estate planning documents are effective once signed, they often contain provisions regarding what will happen upon the trustor’s death. Because of the application years in advance, the choice of who will serve as trustee often vexes clients. They need to make this decision years in advance of the time that the individual will serve and as we know, circumstances change. This article examines the various considerations that should be made when naming a trustee. Read on to learn more.
About Edwin Cook
Edwin (Win) Cook is a third-generation lawyer who helps individuals and business owners with estate planning, the probate process, and commercial disputes. He is a trusted advisor to individuals, professionals, business owners, and trustees on their most important and personal matters. Win is dedicated to the practice of law as a profession and is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association, the Cooper Inn of Court, and the State Bar of Georgia.