In a trust arrangement, a settlor transfers property to
another person (the trustee) for the benefit of a third (the beneficiary).
Because the trust is not a person, title to any real
property transferred to the trust should be vested in the name of a trustee on
the trust’s behalf. In most living trusts, the settlor serves as trustee.
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A trust is an alternate option for holding
title to real property. Trusts involve three parties: the settlor (sometimes
called the grantor), who contributes property to the trust; the trustee, who
holds title to the trust property and administers the trust; and the
beneficiary, who has a present or future interest in the trust.
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In the State of North Carolina, living
trusts are governed by the North Carolina Uniform Trust Code, at Chapter 36C of
the General Statutes. (Business trusts are governed by Chapter 39, Article 8 of
the General Statutes.)
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A trust is a property interest wherein a
settlor conveys assets to a trustee, who holds the title to those assets for
the benefit of a third party (the beneficiary). Valid trust instruments also
identify the relevant assets, state the settlor’s intentions for them, and are
created for lawful purposes. Settlors (owners) transfer real property into a
trust by executing and recording a deed.
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A trust is a legally binding
arrangement whereby a settlor transfers title to another person, the trustee,
for the benefit of a third, the beneficiary. Trusts in Massachusetts are governed
by the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code, codified at G.L.c. 203E.
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