If you have recently been named as a trustee upon the death of a loved one, or a family member has asked you to take on the responsibility in the event of their death, you probably have a lot of questions. It is a big responsibility in many ways, but you were picked for a reason. You are a trustee because, put simply, they trust you.
There are a few things that you need to know right away. Here is a guide to what you need to do to be sure that you are up to the task that you have been trusted to do. You may also want to have your own attorney, simply for consultation, just to make sure that you are doing everything correctly.