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How do you change the trustee on a living trust? Texas.

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How do you change the trustee on a living trust?

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Roy Hadavi
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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney with extensive estate planning and administration experience. I would be happy to provide assistance. Please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

Answer: Changing the trustee of a trust is actually a very simple proposition, if it is your trust. As the trustor (creator of the trust) you would simply need to sign an amendment to the trust naming the new trustee. You can either prepare this document yourself or have an attorney prepare it. Because of the simplicity of the document, the attorney that prepared the original trust (if any) may be willing to do this amendment at no cost. Otherwise, a good attorney will be able to provide a very low flat-fee for this service. Avoid any attorney that wants to charge you on an hourly basis for this.

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