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Establishing a trust is a smart investment for your estate planning strategy. When you are able to appoint trustees to your assets, you have already taken a big step in securing your peace of mind. However, it is understandable that you would want your trust to last beyond your time. For this reason, appointing a trust protector in Pittsburgh and Butler County, Pennsylvania, is a wise move. At the Law Offices of Kelton M. Burgess, LLC, we make it easier to add elements of control to your vital holdings. We help you establish protector trusts so your holdings are able to adapt to an ever-changing world.

A trust protector is an individual who is granted authority under the trust instrument to make decisions in the interest of the entire entity. He or she serves as the administrator for the duration of the trust. While your trust may have concrete terms and conditions for how it can be administered, laws and other circumstances may require changes to be enacted. The trust protector ensures the interests within a trust are being handled in good faith. The protector can amend the trust and can have different powers, including:

  • Appointing or Dismissing Trustees

  • Appointing or Dismiss Beneficiaries

  • Limiting the Power of Other Trustees

  • Changing Terms of a Trust

  • Appointing Replacement Protectors

  • Approving Investments and Distribution of Assets

Ensure Your Security with Protector Trusts

In many cases, protector trusts allow your assets to remain within the care of those you have entrusted them to. Such control is useful in the event of your death or incapacitation.

Many trusts are protected by third-party entities, such as lawyers or professional agents, in order to minimize conflicts of interest amongst trustees. In this way, protector trusts remain true to your wishes—and your legacy.

Your Adaptive Trust Protector Facilitator

Work with a law office that prioritizes your needs. Find the right trust protector with our help. After establishing your living trust, we can find candidates to manage your affairs in the event you are incapacitated. We can even set up the terms of their service. Request a free, one-hour consultation today to learn more about protectors. We discuss the details in straightforward terms so you are able to develop your trust with confidence.

Contact us today to appoint a new trust protector for your assets. We proudly serve clients throughout Pittsburgh, Butler County, Washington, Greensburg, Wexford, and Cranberry Township, PA.