The chart below, produced by Bridgeford Trust Company based upon objective industry data and research, presents a very clear comparison of important factors that should be considered when comparing South Dakota and Delaware as a potential trust jurisdiction. These factors are particularly important for planners to consider when determining the most robust dynasty trust state.

Of particular interest is how South Dakota compares to Delaware in the areas of: asset protection, privacy, and the existence of the special purpose entity.

The chart below accentuates the vital importance of considering alternative trust jurisdictions in the wealth and trust planning process and also clearly demonstrates that South Dakota is a superior trust jurisdiction.

To learn more about how the three factors mentioned above, as well as many others, distinguish South Dakota as a national trust jurisdiction leader, please visit this page for more information:

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Trust Jurisdiction (SD vs DE)

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