Your trusted matters deserve a professional who specializes in this unique area
A Professional Fiduciary, is an individual licensed to manage and handle the affairs of others. Professional Fiduciaries are held to the highest level of trust, and to act in the best interest of those they represent who can no longer handle their own affairs or who may already be deceased.
Professional Fiduciaries possesses the expertise and knowledge unique to this industry in being able to address the often rare and complicated issues surrounding these various affairs.
Professional Fiduciaries can act either by legal documents or by appointment of the Court in one or more roles. Their duties will align with their appointment and may include managing a person's financial affairs, business and investment matters, making healthcare and medical decisions, and in some instances, even making end of life decisions. A Professional Fiduciaries goal is to act in the best interest of each individual they represent and provide the least restrictive alternatives while caring out the beneficiaries wishes (and requests).
Regardless of the size of the estate, utilizing a Professional Fiduciary can be a cost savings in time and efficiency, and more importantly, knowing the legal terrain that is associated with these various affairs.
A Professional Fiduciary may be commonly referred as a Trustee, Conservator, Guardian or Executor.
California is one of a few states that require, persons acting on behalf of others, in carrying out the financial and personal affairs, to be licensed earning the distinct designation of Private Professional Fiduciary (PPF). California requires these licenses to be renewed annually.
CPA's may act only to which they are licensed, that being financial, unless they are licensed as well as a PPF.
RKO Fiduciary Services specialize in managing and understanding the complexities surrounding life's difficult, unexpected and transitional matters. In working with our clients, we take the time to learn and understand your unique circumstance, then tailor our personal services to maximize those needs. In some matters, we are asked to step in midstream; even after attempts between the parties have been made amongst themselves to work things out without a third-party. Where these matters may be a bit more divided, RKO Fiduciary Services is able to assist. As a neutral third-party we provide the professionalism necessary to step in and complete the needed tasks with optimal result.
RKO Fiduciary Services handles Trust and Estates of all sizes and complexities and is often appointed by the Court to act as a Conservator. We are licensed Private Professional Fiduciaries by the state of California have a with a diverse background in real estate and business management, and financial administration to name a few areas we are highly familiar with and oversee.
RKO Fiduciary Services possesses a high level of compassion, integrity and loyalty to each of our clients. As a team of highly skilled professionals with a diverse background, our expertise and knowledge is invaluable. We maintain great relationships throughout the industry with specialized resources to best serve our clients' needs.