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Five variations to a testamentary trust for you to consider
Testamentary trusts are important to consider in estate planning. They can only be created by being included in a Will prior to death (it’s either in there or not, there are no second chances to add it in later).
Last year the AIA worked with lawyer, Lucy Percy of Head & Heart Estate Planning who delivered a series of articles and a webinar on estate planning and testamentary trusts which was exclusive to members.
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