Speidel Bentsen Law Firm has developed a large variety of Trusts for its clients to meet their specific needs under Washington law and federal tax law.  These many types of Trusts include, for example:

  • Revocable Living Trusts;
  • Cabin Trusts;
  • Qualified Personal Residence Trusts (QPRTs);
  • Trusts for minor children;
  • Special Needs Trusts for family members who are disabled or receive governmental assistance;
  • Irrevocable Trusts for gift planning purposes, including the use of “Crummey powers” as authorized under IRS Revenue Procedures 73-405;
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts (ILITs);
  • Trusts under Will designed to protect assets for nursing home planning purposes;
  • Washington Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trusts designed to minimize estate taxes and shelter $2 million of assets under Washington law;
  • Federal Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trusts designed to minimize estate taxes and shelter $5.2 million of assets under Federal law;
  • Trusts for the benefit of a spouse or domestic partner including Marital Trusts, A/B Trusts, and Spousal Support Trusts;
  • Family Trusts for the benefit of both a spouse/domestic partner and children;
  • Intentionally Defective Trusts;
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs);
  • Charitable Lead Trusts (CLTs);
  • Generation Skipping Trust (GST).

We assist our clients in determining the most appropriate Trust which meets their objectives.  If we can help you with a Trust under Washington or federal law, please contact us.

Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Kittitas Counties

Trusts Attorney in Wenatchee, WA