Pour carefully when decanting irrevocable trusts

By: Christopher Burns | Minnesota Lawyer | July 1, 2016
Wills & Trusts Agreements

Christopher Burns with Lloyd D. Stern highlight the concept of trust decanting, a new and useful vehicle, but it is not without its own traps and pitfalls, which warrant moderation and a careful approach.

Pour carefully when decanting irrevocable trusts” was published in Minnesota Lawyer on June 27, 2016.


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Christopher Burns
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