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Trust, Estates, & Investment Accounts

The Trust Department of American State Bank & Trust Company has been in operation since 1979.  We are here to assist individual and business clients throughout northwestern North Dakota and eastern Montana manage their assets.  Our focus is to partner with our customers, learn about their needs and help them every step of the way in developing a plan that best fits their financial goals.

Our team of experienced, professional staff is committed to delivering high quality service with hometown values to see your plan through.

Today’s investment markets provide more opportunity than ever before, but the endless array of investment options can overwhelm individuals trying to make
informed investment decisions on their own.  A trust officer will work with you to help you understand the options available. We can provide as much or as little help as you need.


  • Living Trusts
  • Testamentary Trusts (Through Will)
  • Mineral Trusts
  • Farm Trusts
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Gift Trusts
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Foundations

Estate Settlement/ Administration


Investment Accounts

  • Managed Investment Accounts
  • Custody investment Accounts
  • Mineral Management
  • Farm Management
  • Mineral Interest LLLP Management
  • Real Estate LLLP Management

College Education Savings

  • Coverdell Educational Savings Account (ESA)

Retirement Plans

  • 401(k) Plan
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Solo 401(k) Plan
  • Simple IRA Plan
  • Simplified Employee Pension Plan (SEP)

Individual Retirement Accounts

  • Traditional IRA
  • Roth IRA
  • Rollover IRA
  • Inherited IRA