Legislative Fact Sheet - Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act

Act Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act
Origin The Uniform Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act was originally promulgated in 1960, and adopted in 44 states. The 1991 Act is incorporated into the Uniform Probate Code Article II, and the Uniform Act on Intestacy, Wills and Donative Transfers.
Description This act modernizes trust and estate law by permitting "pour-over" provisions in wills. These commonly-used provisions merely add money or other property passing at death through probate to inter vivos trusts.

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Enactments Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Dakota, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
2018 Introductions
Staff Liaison(s) Benjamin Orzeske