Trusts administered for all circumstances

Your trust agreement is our priority. So we carefully develop and manage personalized plans to carry out grantors’ intentions and serve beneficiaries’ needs. As an objective intermediary, we ensure that resources are preserved while facilitating cooperation among family members and resolving any conflicts that might arise.

We charge a fixed annual fee based on several factors including trust size, types of assets held, how many money manager relationships are overseen and the complexity involved in administering the trust. Trusts fall into two main categories: delegated trusts and directed trusts.
Illustrates the powers of trust protector, trust beneficiaries, third-party investment advisor and Sterling Trustees in a delegated trust

Illustrates the powers of trust protector, investment committee, distribution committee and Sterling Trustees in a directed trust


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South Dakota-chartered
trust company

Sterling Trustees is a South Dakota-chartered trust company, regulated by the South Dakota Department of Banking. South Dakota, at the forefront of creating progressive trust legislation, is one of the country’s leading trust jurisdictions. That means that our company is able to help you leverage the latest and most advanced trust law available. read more