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When should a trust for a child vest?

There are some decisions in estate planning that almost all parents agree on. For example, “Do you want most of your estate to benefit your children after both parents die?” Most parents will answer that question with a yes. “For your younger children, do you want their share of the estate held in a protective trust?” That’s another yes.

The next question is a more challenging one. “At what age do you want the child’s share held in trust be paid out to him or her without restrictions?”

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