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My condolences on the loss of your Uncle. If you are a beneficiary of the estate
and the trust provides for a distribution to you, as a beneficiary you are entitled to a copy of the trust agreement. However, a trust is a very private document and one reason why they are used as they do not become a matter of public record like a will on the death of the testator (your Uncle).
Typically a person would write a letter to the trustee stating they believe they are a potential beneficiary of the person's estate and requesting a copy of the trust which describes the distribution they are entitled to.
If a copy is not provided for and you believe you are a beneficiary, you would need to petition the probate
court seeking an order to compel the disclosure of the trust terms. However, if you are not a beneficiary, you are not entitled to a copy or review of the trust.
If you know the name of the lawyer your Uncle used as his estate planner, contacting him/her would be a good place to start.
All my best & encouragement.
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