If a family member or friend has asked you to serve as trustee, you can turn to Ropes & Gray for advice about your role and for help in carrying it out.
Ropes & Gray Private Client Group lawyers can provide legal advice about your responsibilities, and can help with the administrative and tax reporting obligations the position entails. The firm can also advise about other fiduciary roles, such as serving as personal representative of a decedent’s estate, conservator or guardian of an incapacitated person, or attorney-in-fact under a durable power of attorney.
Ropes & Gray lawyers have a long-standing tradition of providing advice to fiduciaries. They have also made significant contributions to the laws governing the relationship between beneficiaries and fiduciaries that have brought greater certainty and workability to these rules