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Trusts

Wilmington, Delaware, Attorneys for Drafting Trusts

Many people have estate planning goals that cannot be accomplished through a will alone. As a lawyer committed to providing legal solutions that address all your goals and family needs, we can help you explore, evaluate and create any of numerous types of trusts. Contact our office to arrange an initial consultation.

Drafting Trusts That Fulfill Your Specific Needs and Goals

Placing valuable assets in a trust takes them out of your estate — and eliminates the requirement that they go through the time-consuming probate process. The most common trusts are revocable trusts, which means that you maintain full control over them until your death, when one or more trustees are charged with ensuring the terms of the trust are observed and enforced. You may also choose to have court oversight of your trust.

Trusts of various types can fulfill a wide range of your estate planning goals, including:

  • Protecting your assets against excessive taxation, often as part of a comprehensive plan to preserve wealth for your children and successive generations
  • Designating significant assets for costly future needs, such as college education expenses
  • Ensuring that substantial assets remain invested and grow well into the future while allowing periodic and measured distribution to your heirs

Life Insurance Trusts and Other Powerful Estate Planning Tools

We have the experience necessary to put assets such as your life insurance policy into a trust to limit taxation. This is a powerful financial solution that requires considerable planning and careful legal execution, but one that can be well worth the effort. For other specialized situations, we capably explain the nuances and handle all the details associated with:

  • Irrevocable trusts
  • Revocable living trusts
  • Charitable trusts
  • Qualified domestic trusts
  • Testamentary trusts
  • Insurance trusts

If you are concerned about the time requirements, legal complexities of retitling assets, and other challenges associated with creating a trust, we look forward to explaining the process and assisting with all of these considerations. We have the experience to handle all necessary document drafting, retitling of assets, accounting and financial reporting, and other steps associated with placing your valuable assets in a trust. Please contact us today for a consultation on your estate planning needs.

Carucci Butler, LLC offers free initial consultations with the exception of domestic cases.