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As a Trustee, You Need Trusted Resources

As an organization dedicated to the service and support of private trusts and their Trustees, the Private Trust Consortium is pleased to provide the following resources, some of which are available exclusively to members.



A Rock & Roll Trust Gone Bad

There are times when you can’t “trust” the person you name as the trustee of your trust. As an example of what can happen when the trustee goes bad, take the current saga involving the trust of the late Leonard Cohen – one of the greatest singer-songwriters of all...

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Trouble in Paradise

Whether you are the trustee, settlor, or beneficiary of a private trust, changing circumstances over the passage of time can present unforeseen challenges to the ultimate fulfillment of the purpose of the trust. Such challenges can, rightly or wrongly, place trustees...

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