South Dakota Advantage


Because of its progressive and cutting edge trust laws, South Dakota is routinely ranked among the best Trust Jurisdictions in the United States by industry publications, law review articles, white papers, and surveys of leading trust and estate professionals.

Bridgeford Trust delivers far more control to clients and their advisors than ever before because of South Dakota’s progressive and modern trust laws.

Click on the links below for additional information regarding specific topics and areas of law that render South Dakota a leading U.S. trust jurisdiction:

Best Trust Jurisdiction

Bridgeford Trust produced a well-researched chart comparing the leading U.S. trust jurisdictions, with a particular emphasis on areas that clearly distinguish South Dakota as the superior trust jurisdiction in the overall analysis. Click here to view the chart.

To learn more about the power of South Dakota trust law, click here for a detailed information piece.

Watch the video below for a discussion around how these factors combine to make South Dakota the top U.S. trust jurisdiction.

For more information about the South Dakota Advantage, please contact us via our contact page.