New York Private Trust - A Delaware Trust Company

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America's Most Advisor-Friendly Trust Companies in Delaware

August, 2016

America’s Most Advisor- Friendly Trust Companies in Delaware


Planning for International Families

September, 2015

Planning for International Families


Selling Assets to an Estate Tax-Sheltered Trust

Selling Assets to an Estate Tax-Sheltered Trust


How to Modify an Irrevocable Trust Under Delaware Law

November, 2014

How to Modify an Irrevocable Trust Under Delaware Law


The Implementation and Use of Delaware Asset Protection Trusts

The Implementation and Use of Delaware Asset Protection Trusts


Enhancing Your Wealth By Helping Your Clients Enhance Theirs

August, 2014

Enhancing Your Wealth By Helping Your Clients Enhance Theirs


When it’s time to choose the best trust jurisdiction, there is only one choice: DELAWARE

October, 2013

By Richard P. Trumpler, TEP. Each year several experts create lists of the most favorable trust jurisdictions. These lists currently conclude that approximately a dozen jurisdictions are “best”. They then attempt to parse the nuances of each of the top jurisdictions’ laws to create a ranking within the list of the “best”. These rankings typically...  read more


Choosing a Professional Trustee for Personal Trusts: A Roadmap for Success

June, 2013

By Richard P. Trumpler, TEP. If you have read our previous white paper entitled “12 Reasons to NOT Appoint an Individual as your Trustee”, you already know why your clients should use a professional trustee or co-trustee rather than an individual for such an important role in their financial life. Having established that a professional/corporate...  read more


Decanting Basics

May, 2013

Decant: pour something gently into another container The term “decant”, popular with cooks, chemists and wine lovers, has been adopted by trust lawyers to describe a non-judicial process for distributing the assets of an old trust (the distributing trust) into a new trust (the receiving trust). Decanting is usually easier to accomplish than traditional reformation,...  read more


12 Reasons Why One Should NOT Appoint an Individual as Trustee

April, 2013

Richard P. Trumpler, TEP, Chief Operating Officer. That is a very bold and debatable statement, but it is based upon four decades of working in the trust industry, observing the operation of trusts administered by both individual and corporate trustees, and talking with countless trust beneficiaries. Let’s begin by exploring what is behind that statement....  read more