By: Nicole L. Garton

Many people possess objects they feel are almost part of themselves. These cherished objects, and the stories they tell, are often bound up with their personal identity and form part…

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By: Nicole L. Garton

A Will has been probated by the Courts creating a discretionary, testamentary trust for a beneficiary.  If you are appointed as trustee of that trust, what are your duties and…

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By: Nicole L. Garton

What Is “Legacy”? Ask most families who choose to create or join a family office, and you will discover that their decision was motivated by a single word: legacy. Now…

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By: Nicole L. Garton

What Is the Family Bank? Wealthy families have been establishing their own banks for centuries. Think of the Medici and the Rothschilds in Europe, for instance, or the Mellons in…

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