Planning for the complex UK inheritance tax rules is just one aspect of inheritance planning. You may be seeking to manage how your assets are distributed, to create a legacy, perhaps down multiple generations. Or you wish to protect assets for minor children, so that your intended beneficiaries receive the funds when they old enough to manage things for themselves. Making a will is important, but for protection of assets and compliance with your wishes, the use of trusts can bring the control you require for years into the future..