The enrollment process for a first-party or a third-party trust is similar, but extra steps may be needed if a beneficiary is funding his or her own trust and the person does not have capacity to enter into a legal agreement.
We’d like to talk with you to discuss your individual needs and to determine whether or not the OSNT is the right solution for you. Please complete our brief intake questionnaire or call our office at (503) 581-2726 to get started.
Review the Application Checklist for more information on required documents noted below.
Upon receipt and verification of your application packet, it will be reviewed within 3 working days. If there is a problem with the application, such as insufficient documentation, or incorrect or incomplete Joinder Agreement, we will contact you to discuss the issue and work with you to complete the enrollment process. Complete packets are submitted to the Executive Director for review and approval.
Once the application is approved by the Executive Director, the account is established and a Welcome Notebook is sent to the Primary Authorized Representative that includes:
You should allow 2 to 4 weeks for the entire enrollment process to be completed.
The Primary Authorized Person is responsible for reporting the establishment of the pooled trust sub-account to the relevant government agencies. All of the necessary reporting documents are included in the Welcome Notebook. Upon request, we can also provide a letter to the agency that outlines how the pooled trust meets the qualifications for non-countable asset.