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I am the Trustee of my mothers Revokable Living Trust and

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I am the Trustee of my mother's Revokable Living Trust and am preparing a Deed to transfer the property to sister per the Trust, as our mom has passed.. The current last line of the deed reads "IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the party of the first part has duly executed this deed the day and year first above written". It is then followed by my Mother's signature as Trustee. For the new deed I propose changing this last line to read: "IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Trustee for party of the first part has duly executed this deed the day and year first above written". This would be followed by my signature Robert D Peterson as Trustee for party one (the Trust). Is this correct?
Welcome! Thank you for your question.

I think you are correct. You would change the last line of the deed to be executed by you as Trustee, instead of your mother.

However, be sure that the deed lists your sister as the Grantee, the trust as the Grantor.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Using the Deed language mom's Trust would be part 1 which I understand to be the Grantor and my sister would be party 2 which I understand is the Grantee which is what I believe you are saying.

Yes, you are absolutely correct. Sorry for the delayed follow up.

John
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