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Substantive Trust and Estate Information

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation is a nonprofit focused on providing trust, estate and tax learning for professionals, families and law students.

Solutions for

Professionals

Our professional education and resources offer valuable information for lawyers and financial services professionals.

Solutions for

Families

Our ACTEC Fellows help explain to families some of the basics of wills, estate planning, and guardianship.

Solutions for

Law Students

Our commitment to funding legal education initiatives for law students, including the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition.

Recent news

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Lending in the Probate Context

What is probate lending and why you should consider including a spendthrift clause in a will is discussed by ACTEC Fellow Professor David Horton.

Mission

ACTEC Foundation

The ACTEC Foundation is a nonprofit that offers education to families and professionals and supports students interested in the trust and estate area of the law.

Our mission is to support scholarships to improve the law and by encouraging life-long learning. Our Fellows engage through programs which serve the community.

Find out about our organization, strategies, programs, and accomplishments.

Our Impact

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Foundation was created in 1982 to support life-long learning in the areas of trust, estate, tax, and estate planning. Our Fellows are the best and brightest in the estate field, and generously share their expertise with the public.

Since 2008, nearly a million dollars in grants have been distributed.

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