Trust administration and fiduciary responsibility
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Trust administration and fiduciary responsibility by George M. Turner

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Published by West Group in [St. Paul] .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • United States


  • Trusts and trustees -- United States.,
  • Trusts and trustees -- United States -- Forms.,
  • Estate planning -- United States.,
  • Estate planning -- United States -- Forms.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeorge M. Turner.
LC ClassificationsKF733 .T87
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3550773M
ISBN 100314250328
LC Control Number2001615528

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