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Mom recently passed, estate was in trust which includes

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mom recently passed, estate was in trust which includes property in Texas that she placed in her trust via a quitclaims deed on June 8, 1995, naming her and successors as trustee of the Jackie L. Page Trust. Do I need to transfer the property to me the successor trustee or can I leave it as is.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Estate Law
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

You need not transfer the property. The trust owns the property and you simply succeed your mother as trustee. When you do get ready to either sell the property from the trust or distribute it to the beneficiaries of the trust, then you simply sign a deed a on behalf of the trust, with the trust as the grantor, and you signing as the trustee of the trust. But, until that time, nothing needs to be done.

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