The answer to this question is important to consider, as your choice in trustees can have significant impacts in the future. For instance, while a good trustee can ensure that assets are distributed according to your wishes (i.e., the terms of the trust), an unethical or untrustworthy trustee may compromise the interests of your beneficiaries. They also may misuse the assets held by the trust or may make costly mistakes that end up having long-term impacts.
To help you narrow down your choices in trustees, the following are some of the top qualities to look for when selecting someone to fulfill this role:
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