Saint Petersburg, FL asked in Estate Planning for Texas

Q: In 1990, is a revocable trust created in Texas valid if signed by only the trustor and trustee, which is the same person

Just to be clearer, no notary, no witnesses signatures, just the trustor and trustee who is the same person?

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James Norman Willi

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes.

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James Norman Willi

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  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I do not believe that there is any requirement in Texas for a revocable trust to be signed in the presence of either or both a notary and witnesses. However, attorneys customarily prepare revocable trusts to be signed in in the presence of a notary, while others also include signature blocks for two witnesses.

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