A trust is a legal arrangement in which a legal title to a property or asset is entrusted to someone under specific circumstances, like after a death. This is a common way to manage your estate, and it has many advantages compared to a traditional will. Unlike a will, your assets placed in a trust will not need to go through probate court, simplifying the process for trustees.

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