Trust Services

The First Bank and Trust Company of Murphysboro - Trust Department has helped local community people in planning for the future since 1918. We can assist you in providing for yourself, your family, or others. We currently provide the following types of services.

Administrator/Executor: The First Bank and Trust Company of Murphysboro carries out the instructions of your will and distributes assets of the estate.

Guardianship: The court appoints The First Bank and Trust Company of Murphysboro to manage assets on behalf of the ward.

Living Trust: We provide professional asset management and record keeping. Trust assets bypass probate. The delayed release of assets to your heirs may be avoided through a living trust.

Testamentary Trust: You name The First Bank and Trust Company of Murphysboro as trustee of a trust created in your will and our bank administers it according to your wishes.

Escrows: Our bank holds documents as per the purchase agreement, and delivers them as specified in the agreement instructions.

Land Trust: The First Bank and Trust Company of Murphysboro can hold title to real estate when several individuals have a beneficial interest, or for other purposes.

Additional Services: We are a corporate fiduciary that can provide safekeeping of property, collecting income, investing, and reinvesting property. We also can provide trust tax returns and written reports.

Contact the Trust Department at 618-687-1711 for additional information or to schedule an appointment.

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