Commerce City, CO asked in Estate Planning and Real Estate Law for Colorado

Q: i have a question, i live in colorado and i was reading that a trust must be registered with the county of residence

this is a revocable trust however it says only irreevocable trusts must be registered with the county

1 Lawyer Answer
Nicholas M Klimas
Nicholas M Klimas
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • Denver, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: Your revocable trust does not need to be recorded or registered anywhere. There used to be a statute, that has since been revoked, that required irrevocable trusts to be recorded. This is no longer a requirement.

Upon a Trustors death, during administration, there may be a need to file the trust with a court to complete some task of administration, but not typically.

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