Specialized Trust Services
Tax-efficient and flexible trust solutions.
You have worked hard to build wealth, and preserving it comes with an array of complex tax and legal considerations. Northern Trust’s specialized trust services can help.
Our specialized trust services in Delaware and Nevada can help residents and non-residents take advantage of tax-efficient and flexible trust solutions not available in other U.S. states.
Delaware & Nevada Trusts
Explore the Unique Advantages
Assets transferred into a dynasty trust can benefit generations of your descendants without incurring gift, estate or generation-skipping transfer taxes.
Potential State Income Tax Savings
Delaware and Nevada do not impose any state income tax on income accumulated in, and capital gains realized by, an irrevocable trust.
Directed trusts allow a trustee to be directed on investments, distributions or any other matter
Allows individuals to create self-settled trusts that protect their assets — especially intangible assets — from claims of unforeseen creditors.
Provides a method to achieve validation of a trust before the grantor’s death.
High Level of Confidentiality
Permitting trustees to withhold information about the trust from beneficiaries for a designated period of time.
Why Northern Trust
We’re your trusted partner for a lifetime of change
More than 130 years of experience advising wealth families
Trustee for more than 100,000 fiduciary clients
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dedicated fiduciary professionals
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When advisors collaborate, client strategies are better aligned and plans are executed more smoothly. Let’s work together to help clients realize the full potential of their wealth.
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We can find the right level of our engagement to help you improve your wealth transfer plan.
Trust and Estate Services
Modern fiduciary expertise to preserve and protect your wealth and legacy.
Wealth Planning Advisory Services
Comprehensive advisory services to help achieve your vision for success at each stage of life.
We’re your dedicated team of trust experts
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Learn how we can work together to create meaningful legacies for our clients.