2019 Code of Alabama
Title 10A - Alabama Business and Nonprofit Entities Code.
Chapter 16 - Business Trusts.
Section 10A-16-1.05 - Contents and recordation of declaration of trust.
(a) The written declaration of trust may provide for the election of successor trustees in the event of the death, resignation, and removal of a trustee and may provide for the amendment of the declaration of trust. The declaration of trust may also contain other provisions regarding the operation and administration of the business trust as may be necessary or desirable.
(b) Two copies of the declaration of trust shall be delivered to the judge of probate in the county in which its principal place of business is located, accompanied by filing fees for the State of Alabama and for the judge of probate in the amounts prescribed by Section 10A-1-4.31 for a certificate of formation. The judge of probate shall file one copy in his or her office and certify the other copy, which shall be forwarded to the Secretary of State, together with the fee collected for the State of Alabama.(Acts 1961, Ex. Sess., No. 251, p. 2263, §5; §19-3-64; amended and renumbered by Act 2009-513, p. 967, §318.)