California Probate Code Section 16001
16001. (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the trustee of a revocable trust shall follow any written direction acceptable to the trustee given from time to time (1) by the person then having the power to revoke the trust or the part thereof with respect to which the direction is given or (2) by the person to whom the settlor delegates the right to direct the trustee.
(b) If a written direction given under subdivision (a) would have the effect of modifying the trust, the trustee has no duty to follow the direction unless it complies with the requirements for modifying the trust.
(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)Section: Previous 16000 16001 16002 16003 16004 16004.5 16005 16006 16007 16009 16010 16011 16012 16013 16014 Next
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