Did you know that an irrevocable trust can be modified? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. The name lends itself to the belief that an irrevocable trust is on lockdown. However, the truth is that changes in the law, family, trustees, and finances sometimes frustrate the trust maker’s original intent. Or, sometimes, an error in the trust document itself is identified. When this happens, it’s wise to consider trust modification, even if that trust is irrevocable.
Here are three examples of when an irrevocable trust can, and should, be modified or terminated:
If you’re not sure an irrevocable trust is still a good fit or if you wonder whether you can receive more benefit from a trust, we’ll analyze the trust. Perhaps irrevocable trust modification or termination is a good option. Making that determination simply requires a conversation and a look at the document itself. Call today, 503-850-8345, to schedule your trust review.
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