The Risks of Serving as an Amateur Trustee for Your Family


Although it is flattering to be asked to be a trustee, you should give careful consideration about serving in this important role, as performing the responsibilities of a fiduciary can expose you to great personal liability, especially if you lack training. Learn from the common mistakes made by family members serving as trustees and the ways for a trustee to protect against the liability that is inherent when serving in a fiduciary role.

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