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Living Trust Administration After Death of the Trustor
Posted on: April 10th, 2015
After the death of the Trustor of a living trust, or after the death of the surviving Trustor (if the revocable living trust is a joint trust), the following steps should be taken: Successor Trustee. Establish authority for dealing with the trust estate by determining the identity of the successor trustee, and that person’s right to act. Documentation for the successor trustee usually needs to be provided to third parties, such as banks, mutual funds, or brokerage companies....