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Can a Trust get out dated due to changing laws or should I

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Can a Trust get out dated due to changing laws or should I not be concerned. It was created in 2005.
Welcome! Thank you for your question.

That is a great question. So long as your trust was drafted in the state that you are currently living, it would not get out dated just because of the passing of time. However, you may find that your circumstances have changed and that your distribution wishes are different than in 2005. For example you may have originally established trusts for minor children and your children are no longer minors.

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