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Q: I need the Louisiana statute that describes a revocable trust avoids probate court. Or where can I look this up ?

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Theodore David Vicknair Sr.
Theodore David Vicknair Sr.
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Mandeville, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: The Louisiana Trust Code begins at La. R.S. 9:1791. You can page through the sections at the website of the Louisiana legislature. Hit the forward arrow button. http://legis.la.gov/legis/Law.aspx?d=106739

Alternatively, you can use this website https://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2017/code-revisedstatutes/title-9/rs-9-1721/

But this can be a little dated and may not reflect recent changes in the law. The statute pertaining to revocability of trusts generally starts at La. R.S. 9:2041. A table of contents is here: https://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2017/code-revisedstatutes/title-9/

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