If we recently had a Trust executed along with a new Will but they are not stapled, can we have problems with this?

They are both just in a loose-leaf binder.

Asked on November 24, 2013 under Estate Planning, Utah


S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

No, it does not matter that the documents are not stapled.  As long as there has been compliance with all of the legal requirements for a valid trust and a valid will and the documents have been properly executed (signed) your documents are valid.

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