2017 Georgia Code
Title 30 - Handicapped Persons
Chapter 10 - Community Trusts
§ 30-10-7. Life beneficiaries

Universal Citation: GA Code § 30-10-7 (2017)
  • (a) No life beneficiary shall have any vested or property rights or interests in a community trust. No life beneficiary shall have the power to anticipate, assign, convey, alienate, or otherwise encumber any interest in the income or principal of a community trust. The income or principal or any interest of any life beneficiary under a community trust shall not be liable for any debt incurred by the life beneficiary. The principal or income of a community trust shall not be subject to seizure by any creditor of any life beneficiary under any writ or proceeding in law or in equity.
  • (b) Except for the right of a donor, other than a donor or a donor's spouse who is a life beneficiary, to revoke any contribution made to a community trust, pursuant to paragraph (5) of subsection (b) of Code Section 30-10-6, and the right of any cotrustee other than the donor to withdraw all of the contribution made to the account of a life beneficiary, pursuant to paragraph (7) of subsection (b) of Code Section 30-10-6, neither the donor nor any cotrustee has the right to sell, assign, convey, alienate, or otherwise encumber, for consideration or otherwise, any interest in the income or the principal of a community trust. The income or the principal or any interest of any life beneficiary in the trust shall not be liable for any debt incurred by the donor or any cotrustee. The principal or income of a community trust shall not be subject to seizure by any creditor of any donor or any cotrustee under any writ or proceeding in law or in equity.
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