What is a Spousal Trust? And Do I Need One? Posted in: Lifestyle When most people create their estate plan, they want to ensure that the management and distribution of their assets are done in an orderly manner that protects their family. Therefore, part of the estate planning process should include how your spouse is protected should you pass away first. One of ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!