Should your Child’s Guardian and Trustee Be the Same Person? Maybe, Maybe Not!

When it comes to estate planning, who will ultimately be in charge of your minor child is an important decision that requires consideration of many factors. Although there is no substitute for you as a parent, a guardian is essentially someone who steps in as a parent, assuming the parental role and raising the child until 18. A trustee, on the other hand, is in charge of managing the financial legacy that has been left behind for your child. Who Makes a Good Guardian? When choosing a guardian, the top factor to consider is who is the best person that will love and raise your child in a manner that you would. This would likely include religious beliefs, parenting style, interest in extracurr

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