This seems to be a very common question. Many clients assume that they, are and ask how they are supposed to go about recording them. The answer in fact is the opposite. Living Trusts are not required to be recorded, are not designed to be recorded and in nearly all circumstances should not be recorded. One of the benefits of having a living trust is to ensure privacy by avoiding the public … [Read more...] about Is a Living Trust a Public Record?
AmeriEstate is pleased to announce that in keeping with long honored policies, all of its current legal plan members residing in Arizona, who are affected by the recent adoption of the Uniform Trust Code ("UTC"), governing all revocable and irrevocable trusts in Arizona, are being provided the necessary and important legal updates at no charge. This represents a value of up to $500 to our … [Read more...] about Arizona Trust Code Updates Provided Free
The State of Arizona recently adopted most provisions of the Uniform Trust Code (UTC) adding several new requirements to both new and existing Trusts. The new law went into effect on January 1, 2009. Arizona’s legislature made this law retroactive to ALL trusts created before this change in the law. This means, at the very least, most trusts should be reviewed within the next year or so, to … [Read more...] about Arizona Trust Code Law Change Effective Jan 1, 2009