2015 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 45a - Probate Courts and Procedure
Chapter 802d - Connecticut Uniform Transfers to Minors Act
Section 45a-558c - Other transfer by fiduciary.
(a) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, a personal representative or trustee may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of a minor pursuant to section 45a-558f, in the absence of a will or under a will or trust that does not contain an authorization to do so.
(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, a guardian may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of the minor pursuant to section 45a-558f.
(c) A transfer under subsection (a) or (b) of this section may be made only if (1) the personal representative, trustee or guardian considers the transfer to be in the best interest of the minor, (2) the transfer is not prohibited by or inconsistent with provisions of the applicable will, trust agreement or other governing instrument, and (3) the transfer is authorized by the court if it exceeds five thousand dollars in value.
(d) For purposes of this section, a series of transfers shall be aggregated so that the five-thousand-dollar threshold for court approval cannot be circumvented.
(P.A. 95-117, S. 7.)
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