Legal Question in Wills and Trusts in Florida

I am successor trustee to my dad's revocable trust.

His lawyer says he can "fire" me from that position without even letting me know.

Is there a legal obligation for them to notify me (or inform me upon request) if I am terminated as successor trustee?

Asked on 9/23/13, 2:14 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

David Slater David P. Slater, Esq.

Unless the trust is non revocable, the maker can always revise.

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Answered on 9/23/13, 4:28 am

Barry Stein De Cardenas, Freixas, Stein & Zachary

The terms of the trust control. Have it reviewed to determine what rights of termination exist. I agree with Mr. Slater that the maker of a revocable trust can always revise it and change trustees.

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Answered on 9/23/13, 6:54 am

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