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Spearfish Trusts and Estates Lawyer

Drew  Skjoldal
Drew Skjoldal
dskjoldal@lynnjackson.com
605.722.9000
McLean Thompson Kerver
McLean Thompson Kerver
mkerver@lynnjackson.com
605.722.9000

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

Consult with a Proven Spearfish Trusts and Estates Lawyer

The proven Spearfish estate lawyers at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. are experienced in the effective resolution of estate lawsuits and claims as related to family estates and trusts. Spearfish estate attorneys are knowledgeable in all areas of general estate law, including but not limited to instances of estate bankruptcy, living trusts and retirement planning in Spearfish, South Dakota.

The Spearfish trusts and estates attorneys have experience representing clients with matters involving:

  • Spearfish Decedents Estate Lawyer
  • Spearfish Estate Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Spearfish Estate Lawyer
  • Spearfish Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Spearfish Family Trusts Lawyer
  • Spearfish Living Trusts Lawyer
  • Spearfish Powers of Attorney Lawyer
  • Spearfish Retirement Planning Lawyer
  • Spearfish Special Needs Trusts Lawyer
  • Spearfish Trust Lawyer
  • Spearfish Unclaimed Property Lawyer
  • Spearfish Wealth Planning Lawyer

Experienced Spearfish Trust Attorney

Trusts are estate-planning tools that can replace or supplement wills; as well as help manage property during life. A trust manages the distribution of a person’s property by transferring its benefits and obligations to different people. There are many reasons to create a trust, making this property distribution technique a popular choice for many people when creating an estate plan.

The basics of trust creation are fairly simple. To create a trust, the property owner (called the “trustor,” “grantor,” or “settlor”) transfers legal ownership to a person or institution (called the “trustee”) to manage that property for the benefit of another person (called the “beneficiary”). The trustee often receives compensation for his or her management role. Trusts create a “fiduciary” relationship running from the trustee to the beneficiary, meaning that the trustee must act solely in the best interests of the beneficiary when dealing with the trust property. If a trustee does not live up to this duty, then the trustee is legally accountable to the beneficiary for any damage to his or her interests. The grantor may act as the trustee himself or herself, and retain ownership instead of transferring the property, but he or she still must act in a fiduciary capacity. A grantor may also name him or herself as one of the beneficiaries of the trust. In any trust arrangement, however, the trust cannot become effective until the grantor transfers the property to the trustee.

An experienced Spearfish estate lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a trusts and estates case.

Trusted Spearfish Estate Law Firm

The Spearfish estate attorneys at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. are distinguished by a history of successful estate claim recoveries and resolutions. For experienced representation in an estate dispute or if you need help with estate planning, contact the Spearfish estate lawyers at Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C. in South Dakota.

Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

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Lynn, Jackson, Shultz & Lebrun, P.C.

311 North 27th Street
Suite 4
Spearfish, SD 57783
United States

Law Firm Contact: Jeffery D. Collins

Tel: 605.722.9000

Fax: 605.722.9001

Email: jcollins@lynnjackson.com

Website: lynnjackson.com

Member Since: 2020

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