What is a Successor Trustee?

Posted by Sheri Tucker, M.S., J.D.Nov 27, 20230 Comments

When creating an estate plan, grantors need to consider choices for a successor trustee. How does a successor trustee step in and take care of a trust? What are the duties of a successor trustee? What characteristics should a grantor consider when choosing a potential successor trustee? This blog explores duties and characteristics to consider for choosing a successor trustee in your estate plan.