How to Protect Your Beneficiaries’ Inheritance

An estate planning trust contains language that controls the distribution of trust assets to trust beneficiaries. This language can provide that the beneficiaries receive their inheritance in one lump sum or spread out over time with distributions linked to the beneficiary’s age or specific accomplishments such as graduation from college. Unfortunately, once a beneficiary receives their inheritance their creditors can obtain a court order seizing those funds and transferring them to the creditors.  Continue reading