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Trustee University


About Trustee University

Managing a trust can feel like a part-time job without any training. If you’re managing a trust for your child’s education or a trust for your mom’s bills and care, a lot of work can pile on you without knowing what to do. Your job as a trustee is important to those you love. Let Trustee University be your helpful guide to managing these trust funds. Trustee University is an understandable guide on how to manage a family trust. From the basics and definitions to the nitty-gritty and legal duties, this book will help you navigate your duties as a trustee. You will learn about:


How to manage distributions to beneficiaries


Taxes, investments, and the legal professionals involved


Legal duties you must follow


Common problems as a trustee and how to resolve them before they happen


How to balance expectations with trust beneficiaries while keeping strong relationships with your family


Trusts can fund college education, pay for expensive medications, and protect family property from creditors. Trustee University can help you become a great trustee to keep a great trust for your family.


About the Author

Philip J. Ruce is an attorney and former trust administrator. He currently works as an attorney who specializes in trust and estate planning. Philip received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, and his Master’s of Law (LL.M.) in Wealth Management Law from Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, where he has worked as an adjunct professor for distance learning students. Philip’s research on trustee and fiduciary duties has been published at universities around the country, including Gonzaga University, Quinnipiac University, Drake University, and South Texas University, as well as the American Bar Association’s legal journal for trust and probate law. His paper on trust protectors was cited in a federal court case involving the use of trusts for financial fraud.


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Learn more about how to be a valuable trustee for your family from Trustee University. Try a sample of Trustee University with a free download of the first chapter.

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