2011 California Code
Probate Code
DIVISION 9. TRUST LAW [15000 - 19403]
CHAPTER 1. Creation and Validity of Trusts
Section 15200


CA Prob Code § 15200 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

Subject to other provisions of this chapter, a trust may be created by any of the following methods:

(a) A declaration by the owner of property that the owner holds the property as trustee.

(b) A transfer of property by the owner during the owner s lifetime to another person as trustee.

(c) A transfer of property by the owner, by will or by other instrument taking effect upon the death of the owner, to another person as trustee.

(d) An exercise of a power of appointment to another person as trustee.

(e) An enforceable promise to create a trust.

(Enacted by Stats. 1990, Ch. 79.)

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