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My husband and I had a revocable trust years. Five

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My husband and I had a revocable trust for some years. Five years age he died. Do I have another trust made or can I just bring the original one up to date. I am 73 yrs old and want to add my current condo to it. I am selling the previous home on land contract. Will an elder attorney help me at a low cost?
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I am sorry to hear about your loss.
It may be best to create a new trust at this time, because based on what you are telling me - "When I sold the previous home, I had an attorney give me a paper stating that I was the sole and legal owner of that property now" - I am venturing a guess that the trust may have been dissolved.
Regardless, it is best to simply dissolve the trust (or confirm its dissolution if it already was) and create a new one.
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