Mahopac Trusts Attorneys — 3 found

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1.0 to 10.0


  1. Mahopac Trusts Attorney Joyce A Morin

    Joyce Morin

    Mahopac, NY Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 25 years
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    6.7

  2. Mahopac Trusts Attorney Edward M. Schaffer

    Edward Schaffer

    Carmel, NY Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 34 years
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    6.5

  3. Mahopac Trusts Attorney Christopher Massey Canfield

    Christopher Canfield

    Mahopac, NY Trusts Attorney
    Licensed for 17 years
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Trusts

A trust is an arrangement whereby someone owns and manages money or property for another person's benefit. Like a guardianship, a trustee has decision-making authority over the trust property, but no court is involved in the trustee's action–the person who creates the trust defines the scope of the trustee's power. There are many different trust types, including probate trusts, income trusts, spendthrift trusts, and educational trusts. For example, a living trust allows you to manage your property while you are alive and to direct who will manage it if you become incapable of doing so. In essence, you choose your own “guardian” in advance and avoid having the court do it for you. A trust attorney reviews the many reasons for establishing a trust with you, and can ensure your trust will be legally valid.