October, 2014

Compensation for the Trustee of a Florida Trust

By Jackson Law Group
October 30th, 2014

Posted in Asset Protection,Probate & Trust Administration,Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

Section 736.0708 of the Florida Statutes governs the compensation available to Florida trustees.  Most trust documents provide reasonable compensation to the named trustee.  However, if the trust document is silent on the matter, Chapter 736 provides that the trustee is entitled to reasonable compensation under the circumstances.[1]  Accordingly, a Florida court may award reasonable compensation when the trust documents neglect the issue.
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