♦ avoid financial conflicts within the family
♦ protect your heirs from spendthrift concerns
♦ mitigate federal estate taxes
♦ provide financial management in the event of disability
♦ retain and protect treasured property in the family
♦ avoid postmortem legal proceedings
♦ protect and/or dispose of business interests
♦ ensure a comfortable financial future for surviving spouses
♦ guarantee future college educations
♦ creditor-protect your children's inherited assets
♦ provide lasting care for loved ones with special needs
♦ create lasting charitable endeavor
The planning you do today can preserve your legacy estate
and continue to touch many lives over distant generations.
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