Q: Our dad recently passed away, are we able to set up a trust fund for our minor siblings & do we need an attorney?
Our dad died in May without a will and we do not want the girlfriend/mother of the minors to blow the money, we want our 3 siblings (all under the age of 5) to have something when they turn 18, 21 and finally 25. A friend told us we can not set up a trust without the mothers ok, but the mother wants the $100,000 so we know she will not okay this. We are the representives of our dads estate, is there a legal way we can keep this money out of her pocket? The mother is already getting $7,500 a month so it is not like she will be broke without this money. We want the best for our siblings. Thank you!
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