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I am the trustee of my parents bypass trust and do I have…

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I am the trustee of my parents bypass trust and do I have the right to distribute funds as I want or do I have to get permission from my siblings?

Lawyer's Assistant: Estate laws vary by state. What state are you in?

Thank you Gabriella in Calif

Lawyer's Assistant: What documents or supporting evidence do you have?

The bypass trust

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Hi and welcome to JA. Ray here to help you today.Please bear with me a few moments while I review your question, conduct and prepare your response.

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Estate Lawyer: RayAnswers, Attorney replied 8 months ago

You have legal authority to distribute funds under the terms of the trust.If you have such authority under the trust you do not need anybodies permission to distribute and may do so under the trust.The California Trust Code allows for such distribution according to the term of the trust.

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