Tips for Seniors on Living Trusts

Authored By: National Consumer Law Center

Many seniors worry about what will happen to their property after they pass away. This is a very important decision. Unfortunately, it can also be very confusing. One of the most critical choices you will face is whether to get a living trust, will, or both. There are many unscrupulous companies that will try to convince you that a living trust is the best way to go. This may be true for some. But for many, a living trust will simply be a waste of precious resources. This fact sheet will give you basic information about living trusts and wills, and describes some of the most common scams.


Last Review and Update: Jun 28, 2020