You should make a living trust if you want to stay in control of your affairs for the rest of your life. Even if you become disabled or incompetent, through a trust, somebody you trust following your instructions can be in charge of your affairs. Secondly you should make a living trust if you want to avoid probate. The living trust is the most elegant, comprehensive tool we have to make sure that your business doesn’t end up in the court system. And third, you should use a living trust if you need to take care of grandchildren, special needs child, or anyone else who needs particular attention.