Description: Revocable Trust vs. Irrevocable Trust: An Overview . A revocable trust and living trust are separate terms that describe the same thing: a trust in which the terms can be changed at any time. An ...
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Description: Which trust is right for your client? (Image: Thinkstock) Living trusts tend to come in two basic flavors: revocable and irrevocable. Most clients will instinctively favor the revocable version.
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Description: A revocable living trust becomes irrevocable when the grantor dies because the grantor is no longer available to make changes to it, but a revocable trust can be designed to break into separate irrevocable trusts at the time of the grantor's death for the benefit of children or other beneficiaries.
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Description: You remain in legal control of your assets in a revocable trust, but you lose control when placed in an irrevocable trust. Most people use a revocable trust to avoid probate and they often use an irrevocable trust to avoid heavy estate tax. An irrevocable trust offers protection from lawsuits and creditors while a revocable trust does not.
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Description: An irrevocable trust is exactly like a revocable trust, except you can’t change an irrevocable trust. Once you sign on that dotted line, it’s forever. You can’t take it back or say you changed your mind. Which means you can’t change who gets your grandma’s antique ring or decide to sell the ring for cash. It technically doesn’t ...
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Description: Revocable trust vs. irrevocable trust. A revocable trust, which is oftentimes referred to as a living trust, gives the grantor the ability to make changes to the terms of the trust. A revocable trust can also be revoked altogether. This can be done at any time during your lifetime. However, after your death, the trust typically becomes irrevocable.
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Description: Revocable vs. Irrevocable Trust Advantages: The Legal safeguard of an irrevocable trust: In cases of substantial assets, you may add one other safety measure, “the Trust Protector.” The trust protector’s sole function is to hire and fire trustees, at will and without explanation.
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Description: An irrevocable trust that has been properly established offers several benefits. Assets in an irrevocable trust are shielded from creditor claims, estate taxes and a Medicaid spend-down. A revocable trust allows a grantor to retain a fair amount of control over trust assets. This is an expedient way to avoid a probate battle.
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Description: By N. Brian Caverly, Jordan S. Simon . Estate planning often involves setting up a revocable trust or irrevocable trust. Each one of those trusts begins with an intervivos trust — a trust you set up that goes into effect while you’re still alive. You then decide if the intervivos trust is revocable, meaning that you can change your mind, or irrevocable, meaning sorry, what’s done is done.
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