Trying to comprehend the governing laws surrounding trustees and executors is a demanding task, even for lawyers. It takes experience and endurance to navigate through age-old precedents and be able to apply those precedents to current situations.
Trusts are essentially the testator signing away part of their assets to a trusted companion or colleague with the arrangement and understanding that those assets will be turned over to the proper beneficiaries. It doesn’t always work out that smoothly, however, and it takes a competent group of lawyers to adequately decipher the trust and estate laws which are crucial to the proper distribution of those assets.
You can certainly trust the knowledge and experience of Cohen Barrister & Solicitors to work with your accountant to coordinate estate and tax planning and prepare family trust agreements. We will lead you through this process and determine what steps should be taken to assure the estate is handled legally and in an acceptable manner.