Stuttgart, AR asked in Estate Planning for Arkansas

Q: Do I have to name a successor trustee for my living will in Arkansas?

I live in Arkansas and I'm working on my revocable living trust online with NoLo software and ran into a problem. I would like for my son to be my successor trustee in the event I am incapacitated but I also have him as my executor. It will not let me choose him to be both because of conflict of interest. I don't have anyone else or want anyone else for this position and he is also my beneficiary. Although, I do need a successor trustee but do i need to choose anyone at all or can it be left blank so he can be the executor?

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Nina Whitehurst
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Nina Whitehurst
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  • Crossville, TN

A: That is one of many problems with online estate planning systems. Do yourself and your loved ones a huge favor and hire an experienced estate planning attorney to create an estate plan customized to your wants and needs.

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