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Scott Bloom Law Trustee Blog

What is a Trustee vs an Executor?

A TRUSTEE IS APPOINTED IN A TRUST. A trustee performs an oversight role for the assets in your trust. If the trust is a living trust, then the trustee’s role may be quite similar to an executor, except a living trust is not subject to the oversight of a probate court. In this case the […]

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Scott Bloom Law Trustee Blog

Choosing a Trustee

CHOOSING A TRUSTEE Since the role of a trustee carries significant financial and administrative responsibilities careful thought should be put into choosing who will perform that role for you. THESE ARE SOME OF THE SKILLS AND TRAITS TO LOOK FOR IN A TRUSTEE: Intelligence. Your trustee needs to be able to handle a variety tasks–financial, […]

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Scott Bloom Law Trustee Blog

What Does a Trustee Do?

WHAT DOES A TRUSTEE DO? A trustee is responsible for many tasks in administering a trust including personal involvement, managing money, record keeping and, in some cases, healthcare decisions. A trustee becomes familiar with and understands the terms of the trust. A TRUSTEE HAS PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT A trustee is personally involved with the actions related […]

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Scott Bloom Law Trustee Blog

What is a Trustee?

WHAT IS A TRUSTEE? A trustee is legally designated to administer and manage a trust. A TRUSTEE IS APPOINTED BY A GRANTOR A trustee is appointed by the person(s) creating the trust, called the grantor(s). Co-trustees may also be appointed, so there may be multiple persons, with equal legal responsibility, managing a trust. A trustee […]

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Scott Bloom Law Estate Planning Diagram

Basic Estate Planning

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Annette B., Allentown, New Jersey

Scott Bloom is one of the most caring, responsive, elder law attorney you can find in central New Jersey. He has been a great support not only for my parents but also for me and my siblings. We are deeply grateful for everything he has done over the past 3 years. I am thankful ever […]

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Estate Planning

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The Law Offices of Scott D Bloom Speaking Engagements, Forums, Presentations, Panels and Events

Scott Bloom & Ask the Attorney Panel in Princeton, New Jersey

Scott Bloom Is Proud to Be a Part of Upcoming “Ask the Attorney” Panel in Princeton, New Jersey The next Mercer County Network Connections forum will feature Scott Bloom as an “Ask the Attorney” speaker. It will address Elder Law issues. The purpose of the presentation is to answer questions from professionals who care for […]

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CLIENT Testimonial

Dear Scott - Thank you for a job well done. I've settled the estate with my siblings. I also remitted my executor's fee to the children of my deceased sister. Thanks again for all you do!
- Estate of Fay B., Cranbury, New Jersey

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