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In Washington State-does the law require the attorney handling

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In Washington State-does the law require the attorney handling the estate, or the executor, to provide a copy of the entire trust to the beneficiaries?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Jane Doe Deer replied 5 years ago.

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You can certainly demand it. If you don't obtain it, however, which you may not, you will have to have a court hearing and get a court order to obtain it. Trusts, unlike wills, do not have to ever be filed with a court, and can often have stipulations that it must remain confidential.

If you do go to court, you can do it by phone if you set up a phone hearing well in advance of your court hearing.

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