I am the beneficiary of an irrevocable trust from my mother. I never saw the trust documents until after her death, so I never had the opportunity to discuss terms in the trust that I disagree with. I imagine I'm up the so-called creek, but it's worth asking: does it make a difference that I never signed any documents? Thanks for taking the time to answer.
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No, unfortunately it doesn't. That's because your rights as a beneficiary don't vest until a person passes away, and there is no obligation to provide you a copy of the trust until following your mother's passing. She didn't need you to sign any documents or agree to any terms, because the choice of how to set up the trust and whom to make a beneficiary belonged solely to her.
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