Tucson, AZ asked in Estate Planning for Arizona

Q: How to transfer our home title to our revocable living trust using a Quitclaim.

Should the GRANTEE on the Quitclaim form be the name of our trust?

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1 Lawyer Answer

A: In order to avoid tax problems and the potential loss of federal bankruptcy exemptions as well as state law exemptions, you definitely need to consult the attorney who set up your revocable living trust.

This is not a do-it-yourself project. Just like you would never ever try to set up a revocable living trust yourself, you need to consult an attorney in or near the county where you live with expertise in estate planning--preferably the one who set up the trust--before you try to transfer significant assets like a home into your revocable living trust.

Peter J. Weinman agrees with this answer

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