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Trustee Compensation: Proceed with Caution - The Tax Adviser


It is a rare trust document that says anything more specific about compensation than to note that the trustee is entitled to “reasonable compensation.” This is a ...

Trustee Fees: Guidelines for Trustee Compensation


Trustee Fees: Guideline for Trustee Compensation ... will vary, and in some states the court has more power to make reasonable adjustments to the trustee fee.

Just the Fees Please: How Much Should Your California Trustee ...


May 21, 2015 ... Most Trusts allow Trustees to pay themselves "reasonable" fees for the work they do, but what is ... That depends on the type of Trustee you have.

Payment for Serving as Trustee - Trusts & Estate Planning - AllLaw ...


The trustee's payment comes from the trust assets. ... If it's left to you to come up with a "reasonable" fee, here are a couple of ways you might go about the task: ...

Trustee Fees - How Are They Set? | Stimmel Stimmel and Smith


And if one wants an institutional Trustee, such as a bank, the fees are not only set ... the percentage method only as one factor in determining reasonable fees.

Fee Fi Fo Fum: Trustee Fees Can Be a Giant Issue in Trust ...


Jan 4, 2016 ... Where a trust instrument does not contain a contrary provision (and few do), a trustee is entitled to “reasonable compensation under the ...

Google Answers: Compensation for Trustee of Living Trust in California


What is "reasonable compensation" for a trustee for a family trust? I am trustee for my mother, who has Alzheimer's. Instructions in the trust ...

When a Family Member Serves as Trustee – “Fair and Honest Is Not ...


Of course, professional trustees charge fees, and many banks and trust companies have a minimum trust balance requirement in order to serve as trustee.

Estate Planning in California: Reasonable Compensation for a Trustee


Jun 28, 2010 ... In such a situation, the trustee would be entitled to "reasonable compensation under the circumstances." Prob C § 15681. As mentioned, a rule ...

Fair trustee fees in California for family members | The Law Office of ...


May 23, 2014 ... Trustee fees are typically paid out to someone who does the work on the ... Source: Monterey County Herald, "Reasonable trustee fees" No ...

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probate code section 15680-15688


If the trust instrument does not specify the trustee's compensation, the trustee is entitled to reasonable compensation under the circumstances. 15682. The court  ...

What is reasonable compensation for the trustee of a small trust?


Aug 27, 2013 ... For example, in your trust, the fee would start at $200 per year ... A reasonable rate for a non-professional trustee would be $25 to $40 per hour.

Liza Horvath, Senior Advocate: Reasonable trustee fees


May 16, 2014 ... If your daughter, Joan, acts as your trustee — distributing your estate to herself and your son — should she be paid a fee for her work?