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If you are new to estate planning, you probably have a lot of questions about what you really need to protect yourself, your family and your assets. The truth is, there are a number of ways to approach the estate planning process. What works for some Pennsylvania residents may be more or less than what you need. A great example of this is trusts.
What does a trust accomplish? Do I need one? What kind are there? You may be asking these and various other questions about trusts, as you should.
There is a lot of information out there about trusts, and a lot of it can be confusing. Thankfully, you are not left on your own to decipher it all. You are not left on your own to figure out if a trust is right for you or what kind you need. If you have questions about trusts, all you have to do is ask your estate planning attorney. You can also visit our firm's website for some basic information about this topic.
An estate planning attorney who has experience with trust creation would be a great source to turn to when planning for the future. With legal counsel walking you through the process, you can be sure your estate plan provides the protections you desire -- regardless of whether that involves setting up and funding trusts. If estate plans are not set up just so, your wants and wishes may not be honored, and your assets and beneficiaries may not be protected. Getting it done right and making changes when necessary is key to having a solid estate plan that holds up in a Pennsylvania court.