Do I have the right to b see the Trust my Grandparents set up for myself and siblings?

His wife says we can have it after she passes.

Asked on January 17, 2018 under Estate Planning, California

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 3 years ago | Contributor

If you are the beneficary of a Trust then you have the right to see the document.  But it also depends on the type of trust, what the trust says and the law of the state you are in.  At this point you have no idea of anything so it may be in your best interest to hire an attorney on a flat fee basis to send a few letters on your behalf to the Trustee to get some information.  Then the attorney can tell you how to move from there.  Good luck.


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