Taking advantage of estate planning tools is wise. It is also wise to remember that many of these tools work best together. As a result, you may want to remember that even though you have used one tool, you may still need other tools to help your plan work as best as possible.
In particular, you and other South Dakota residents may think that you do not need a will if you have chosen to use a trust. However, that line of thinking could leave your estate and your surviving loved ones in a bit of a bind after your passing. It is usually a smart move to have both a trust and a will.