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Attorney Jeffrey P. Coleman answers a common question about the difference between a Living Trust and Last Will and Testament.

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A Living Trust document does have an additional benefit that a Will may not necessarily have.  In order for the Probate of a Will, a Will is usually filed with the court and can potentially therefore become public record.  A Trust, on the other hand, does not necessarily have to be filed with the court.  So, some of the benefits, or one of the benefits of a Trust, is that it can provide additional level of privacy for the settlor, that is the person that created the Trust.

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