Should a married couple without children have a living trust?

Answer On One Hand: It Simplifies the ProcessA living trust allows a person to dictate where their assets will go after they die without waiting through the probate process. If you have no children and yo... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Should a married couple without children have a...

How to Set up a Living Trust for Children?

A living trust is a type of trust created when the grantor, which is the person who is creating the trust, is still alive. The main difference between establishing a living trust and simply willing... Read More »

How to Amend a Living Trust or Change a Living Trust?

A living trust protects your assets and settles the question of who will be receiving what part of your assets after you die. Putting assets in trust can also have some tax benefits. A living, or r... Read More »

Is a living trust a testamentary trust?

A living trust is not a testamentary trust. A living trust--also known as an "inter vivos trust"--takes effect in the maker's lifetime. In contrast, a testamentary will go into effect only after th... Read More »

Does a beneficiary of a living trust have the right to see the trust?

A beneficiary's right to examine a revocable living trust does not exist until the trustor---the person who made the trust---dies. The beneficiary then has the right to request a copy of the trust ... Read More »