Single parents find themselves in a precarious position. If something happened to you, the future health, well-being, and financial stability of your child would be uncertain. That’s why taking the necessary steps to create an estate plan ranks among the most responsible thing you can do today. When you begin to imagine what your child’s…
The most basic way to understand a trust is the analogy of a “box”, A trust is a legal document that builds a “box” which can hold certain of your things (i.e. assets) such as home(s), cars, money.
The “box” is then watched over by someone you appoint in the document, i.e. Trustee. The trustee watches over whatever things that are in the box for the benefit of others.
Trusts can be confusing, but they can be an important part of your estate plan.