Bill Text: IN SB0265 | 2019 | Regular Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Various trust matters. Defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust code. Authorizes the establishment of legacy trusts. Prescribes the procedures for establishing a legacy trust and requirements for claims under a legacy trust. Provides that a court shall exercise jurisdiction over a legacy trust or a qualified disposition and adjudicate a case or controversy regarding the legacy trust, if the case or controversy is within the subject matter of the court. Adopts the uniform directed trust act, which allows for the terms of a trust to grant a person other than a trustee power over some aspect of the trust's administration. Provides that current law regarding the duties and liabilities of a trustee of a trust under the control of a third person applies to directions given to a trustee before July 1, 2019, by a person who has power under the terms of the trust to direct the trustee. Allows for the use of quiet trusts. Provides that an interested person may enter into a binding nonjudicial settlement agreement with respect to trust matters. Provides for nonjudicial account settlements.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-05 - Public Law 221 [SB0265 Detail]

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