Trusts – Questions and Answers
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Attorney Agnieszka “Aga” Piasecka is a Wills and Trusts Attorney in Clearwater, Florida with 15 years of legal experience. Aga can assist you with these and other questions pertaining to trusts. For a FREE consultation regarding your trusts needs please call:
What is a trust?
How can a trust help my family and loved ones?
How many different kinds of trusts are there?
What is the best kind of trust for me?
Should I set up a trust?
When is the best time to set up a trust?
Who sets up a trust?
How much does it cost to set up a trust?
Does a trust provide protection against creditors?
Can a trust be used as a tool to dispose of my property after my death?
Will a trust help my family and loved ones avoid probate proceedings?
What is the difference between a will and a trust?
When can a trust be created?
When is the best time to create a trust?
Is a trust created during the settlor’s lifetime?
What are the different types of trusts?
Can a trust be revocable or irrevocable?
What is a revocable trust?
What is a irrevocable trust?
Will my assets need to be transferred into the trust?
Who sets up the rules and instructions in the trust?
Will I need to name a trustee for my trust?
Who should I name as the trustee for my trust?
What are the trust’s trustee fiduciary duties?
Can the trustee be a beneficiary named on my trust?
At settlors death, will the trust’s assets pass directly to the beneficiaries and avoid probate proceedings?
Does the trustee of a trust have the discretion to pay the beneficiary as much income or principal as the trustee believes is needed for support to the beneficiary?
Can the amount of funds from the trust given to the beneficiary be determined by terms of trust e.g. “for comfortable support” or for “support in accordance with the beneficiary’s standard of living”?
Does a trust provide the beneficiaries with protection from creditors?
Can the the trust beneficiary’s interest be voluntarily transferred or assigned as unavailable to general creditors?
Can the creditors who provide necessaries to the beneficiary reach a trust?
In a trust can a settlor delegated complete discretion to the trustee to decide how the trust income and/or principal is distributed to beneficiaries?
In a trust can a settlor delegated limited discretion to the trustee to decide as to how the trust income and/or principal is distributed to beneficiaries?
What kind of trust is most beneficial for a person who is unable to manage money and control his or her spending?
Can a trust give the trustee the authority to make decisions as to how the trusts funds may be distributed and spent for the benefit of the beneficiary?
Can a trust be set up to limit the beneficiary’s access to the trust’s funds?
Can a trust provide protection against beneficiary’s creditors?
Can a named beneficiary on a trust be prohibited or restricted in assigning present or future income and/or principal in the trust to his or her creditors?
What kind of trust the best kind of trust for my son and/or daughter?
Will vs. trust?
What is the difference between a will and trust?
Which is better a will or a trust?
Should I get a will or a trust?
A “trust” is a legal arrangement regarding property, in which the creator of the trust (called Settlor) transfers ownership of assets into care of another person (called Trustee), who holds legal title to property of the settlor with equitable duties to administer it for the benefit of a third person (called Beneficiary). A settlor can be the same person as trustee and there can be more than one beneficiary of the trust. In order to form a valid trust, one must meet certain legal requirements. The document that establishes the responsibilities of the trustee and the rights of the beneficiaries is called the “trust”, “trust instrument” or “trust agreement”.
The main advantage of creating a trust (as opposed to a will) is to avoid probate proceedings and spare your beneficiaries the expense and delay of probate court proceedings after your death. Certain trusts can be also used for asset protection against creditors.
There are many different types of trusts including:
If a trust is right for you, Attorney Aga Piasecka can assist you with the creation of a new trust or with the modification of an existing trust. Aga offers FLAT RATES and FREE consultations regarding all trusts matters. For a FREE consultation regarding your trust needs please call:
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About Attorney Agnieszka “Aga” Piasecka
Attorney Agnieszka “Aga” Piasecka is an Estate Planning, Wills and Trust, Lawyer in Clearwater, Florida with 15 years of experience. Aga speaks fluent Polish, Italian and English and is an Attorney in Florida and Poland. Attorney Aga Piasecka obtained her Juris Doctorate Cum Laude from Stetson University College of Law in Florida and her Masters Degree in Law with Honors from Jagiellonian University in Poland. She also studied International Law in Holland and worked in Italy where she learned to speak Italian fluently. Attorney Aga Piasecka is fluent in Polish, Italian and English and can assist you with all of your trust needs in Clearwater, Florida.