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The advantages of a trust over a will in an estate plan

A trust instead of a will could be the right choice for some people in Ohio who are creating an estate plan. A trust can offer more privacy and can distribute assets to beneficiaries more quickly because it does not have to pass through probate as a will does. However, a trust can also hold assets if there are reasons a beneficiary should not immediately receive them.

Tips for creating an effective estate plan

According to a Caring.com study, only 42 percent of Americans have created any sort of estate plan. For Ohio residents who don't have an estate plan, it is best to start one by creating a will. A will can dictate who receives certain assets or who is allowed to be a guardian of a minor child.

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