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My 91 year old Mother is the maker of the irrevocable trust

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My 91 year old Mother is the maker of the irrevocable trust along with my Father before he died. My Mother is now incapacitated. My twin brother is the only trustee and he and I are the only siblings. My brother has my Mother's Durable POA and every other power there may be.
Can my brother move my distribution (inheritance) from me to him. My Mother has said for the last eight years that my brother and myself will split everything down the middle.
Also, is a " distribution" from a trust the same as a (gift)?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 1 year ago.
Hi, My name is Philip. I am an attorney with over 16 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.
This depends on the trust...are you a beneficiary of the trust?

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