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We have a revocable living trust now, We want to make an

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We have a revocable living trust now, We want to make an amendment to it - add a son that's all - also make simple restriction added to the trust. Nothing else. What price range can I expect to pay doing this here in Miami Dade County ?

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Good morning. You do not need to re-do your entire trust agreement. Rather, you can make this change by doing an Amendment. In the Amendment, you can reference your original trust agreement, state that other than the changes in the Amendment all terms and provisions of the original trust remain in full force and effect, and then specify which provisions of the original trust are being changed. You want to have the Amendment signed, witnessed, and notarized in the same format as the original trust. Then, make sure you keep the Amendment with the original trust so whoever gets your trust at your death will know the Amendment exists. You can do this yourself or you can seek the guidance of a lawyer, but you are not obligated to engage a lawyer to do this for you. If you do ask a lawyer to do it, you should be able to get this done for a few hundred dollars.

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