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Hi,
Any advice on this? How does one name a trust as a beneficiary and open a bank account in the name of a trust?

If a mother (whose husband has passed away) wants to leave her estate to her four kids, except for one of the kids (Eric) she wants to leave his 1/4 portion to a trust for him where the other three kids are the trustees, how does one name the trust? She created a trust through her lawyer, which reads "trust for Eric...". So if she wants to put the four kids as beneficiaries to her IRA, for instance, how would she name the trust such that Eric can't get the funds but it's for him via the other three? And how does one open a bank account in the name of the trust? The trust document doesn't include a tax id number or anything like that, so it seems like that would be necessary since any beneficiary forms and bank accounts require tax id numbers or social security numbers.

Thanks,
RB
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