Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida

I am beneficiary of estate. My daughters are now trustees. Can they just take money for themselves from trust?

Asked on 11/07/13, 11:57 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

The terms of the trust control what can be done. The trustees act as fiduciaries with respect to the trust assets and they owe a duty to all beneficiaries. Hire an attorney to assist you in protecting your interests.

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Answered on 11/07/13, 12:14 pm

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

No. Their obligations are defined by the trust agreement.

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Answered on 11/07/13, 12:17 pm

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