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Common Terms Used When Handling Trusts


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As president and owner of Carolyn M. Young Fiduciary Services, Ms. Young is responsible for administering trusts for her clients; she also serves as a conservator, executor, and guardian for clients’ financial and health care needs. Since 1986, Carolyn M. Young Fiduciary Services has served clients in the counties of El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, San Joaquin, and Yolo in California.

Below are a few of the common terms used when handling trusts.

Abatement: Abatement refers to the devaluation of a gift in a will resulting from an insufficiency of funds to cover all gifts once the estate’s legal obligations are paid in full.

Conservator: A conservator is a court-appointed individual or institution responsible for managing and caring for the property of someone who is incapable of caring for it himself or herself.

Escheat: In the event that there are no heirs or next of kin, an escheat is the reversion of property to the state. This originally was only applicable to real property but now includes all types of property.

Inter vivos trust: An inter vivos trust is one that is made by a living person. This can be done for a variety of reasons, including estate planning, asset protection, and to protect beneficiaries who may be undergoing personal difficulties.


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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Ride to Cure Diabetes Event

Carolyn M. Young owns and operates Carolyn M. Young Fiduciary Services, headquartered in Sacramento, California. Aside from her responsibilities in providing fiduciary services to trust and estate clients, Carolyn M. Young actively supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is preparing to host its sixth and final Ride to Cure Diabetes Event for 2013, which is scheduled to take place November 21-24, 2013, in Tucson, Arizona. Now in its 30th year, the Tucson ride is part of the University Medical Center’s Tour de Tucson, recognized as one of the country’s premier bicycling events for people of all ages and fitness levels. The Ride to Cure Events are designed to help raise money to fund research and develop a cure for juvenile diabetes.

As the leading organization worldwide that raises funds for Type 1 diabetes research, the JDRF is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with the disease and to eradicating Type 1 diabetes. To date, the JDRF has raised more than $1.7 billion, granting more than $110 million for diabetes research in 2012 alone.

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