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Setting Up a Trust in Georgia

Call Our Experienced Marietta Estate Plan Attorney

Establishing your trust can be a short process or a fairly complex one depending on your assets, the number of beneficiaries, and other factors. You will want to make sure you take the time to thoughtfully consider what the best thing is for you and your loved ones. A Marietta estate planning lawyer can help guide you through the process of setting up your trust. Our team at The Farrell Law Firm is experienced in helping our clients establish sound trusts and wills, as well as guiding clients through probate.

For help establishing your trust, contact our office at (678) 809-4922.

How the Process Works

Setting up your trust will include many steps, including:

  • Write and prepare the trust document
  • Name who will inherit the property in the trust and name yourself as the trustee
  • Sign the document in the presence of a notary
  • Fund the trust and transfer the ownership of the property to the name of the trust

Benefits of Setting Up a Trust

Trusts offer many benefits and can be a great way to protect your estate and provide for your loved ones.

  • Minimize estate taxes
  • Dictate the terms of how and when your assetes a
  • Distribute assets to beneficiaries efficiently
  • Shield assets from creditors and lawsuits
  • Appoint someone you trust to manage the trust

How an Estate Planning Lawyer Can Help

Having a trust can help prevent your assets from being submitted to the probate court, where your assets might not be divided the way you want them to be. This can save your loved ones time and money in dealing with the probate court. A trust can also help ensure that your beneficiaries are financially better off for years. While it is not necessary to have an attorney, it is often a good idea to hire one, especially if you have a complex estate. Your Marietta estate plan attorney can offer effective solutions tailored to your needs, and help to make sure your trust clear and legally binding.

Contact Our Firm for Help Setting Up Your Trust!

Our team at The Farrell Law Firm can help you leave a legacy to your loved ones. We have been in the area for many years and can provide that insight in helping you effectively set up your trust.

Learn more about how our team can set up your trust by calling us at (678) 809-4922.