Are the lawyers administering a Trust obligated to answer questions that the beneficiaries of that Trust ask?

Asked on July 17, 2014 under Estate Planning, Louisiana

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I am assuming that you mean that the lawyer is the Trustee, correct?  Then generally speaking, yes, they are supposed to respond.  But if they are just the attorneys for the Trust and not the Trustee then generally speaking, no, they answer to the Trustee.  


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