2020 Georgia Code
Title 53 - Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates
Chapter 12 - Trusts


Cross references.

- Taxation of fiduciaries, § 48-7-22.

Editor's notes.

- Ga. L. 1991, p. 810, repealed and reenacted the former chapter, effective July 1, 1991. The former chapter consisted of Code Sections 53-12-1 through 53-12-156, and was based on Ga. L. 1855-56, p. 228, § 5; Code 1863, § 3292; Code 1868, § 3304; Code 1873, § 3380; Code 1882, § 3380; Civil Code 1895, § 3205; Civil Code 1910, § 3789; Code 1933, §§ 108-504, 108-608, 108-609, 108-610; Ga. L. 1950, p. 310, § 1; Ga. L. 1961, p. 207, §§ 5, 6; Ga. L. 1971, p. 428, §§ 1, 2; Ga. L. 1971, p. 430, §§ 1-3; Ga. L. 1971, p. 643, §§ 1-3; Ga. L. 1973, p. 844, §§ 1, 2; Ga. L. 1974, p. 440, § 7; Ga. L. 1975, p. 1527, § 3; Ga. L. 1977, p. 719, § 1; Ga. L. 1980, p. 472, § 1; Ga. L. 1981, Ex. Sess., p. 8; Ga. L. 1982, p. 3, § 53; Ga. L. 1983, p. 884, § 4-1; Ga. L. 1984, p. 22, § 53; Ga. L. 1987, p. 191, § 9; Ga. L. 1988, p. 13, § 53; Ga. L. 1988, p. 1939, § 1; Ga. L. 1989, p. 14, § 53; Ga. L. 1989, p. 946, §§ 116-118; Ga. L. 1990, p. 667, § 2.

Ga. L. 2010, p. 579, § 1, effective July 1, 2010, repealed the Code sections formerly codified at this chapter and enacted the current chapter. The former chapter consisted of Code Sections 53-12-1 through 53-12-7 (Article 1), 53-12-20 through 53-12-28 (Article 2), 53-12-50 through 53-12-59 (Article 3), 53-12-70 through 53-12-74 (Article 4), 53-12-90 through 53-12-94 (Article 5), 53-12-110 through 53-12-133 (Article 6), 53-12-150 through 53-12-153 (Article 7), 53-12-170 through 53-12-173, 53-12-173.1, and 53-12-174 through 53-12-176 (Article 8), 53-12-190 through 53-12-199 (Article 9), 53-12-210 through 53-12-219 (Article 10), 53-12-230 through 53-12-234 (Article 11), 53-12-250 through 53-12-264 (Article 12), 53-12-280 through 53-12-290 (Article 13), 53-12-300 through 53-12-302 (Article 14), 53-12-320 through 53-12-330 (Article 15), 53-12-350 through 53-12-394 (Article 16), relating to trusts, and was based on Ga. L. 1991, p. 810, § 1; Ga. L. 1992, p. 1053, § 1; Ga. L. 1992, p. 1438, § 3; Ga. L. 1996, p. 504, §§ 4, 11-14; Ga. L. 1998, p. 1323, § 1; Ga. L. 1999, p. 81, § 53; Ga. L. 2000, p. 1589, § 3; Ga. L. 2002, p. 788, § 1; Ga. L. 2002, p. 854, § 1; Ga. L. 2002, p. 1316, § 7; Ga. L. 2003, p. 794, § 1; Ga. L. 2004, p. 161, § 14; Ga. L. 2005, p. 583, §§ 2-6/HB 406; Ga. L. 2006, p. 805, § 23/SB 534.

Table of Comparable Provisions for Chapter 12 of Title 53

Former Code Sections to Revised Code Sections

This table lists each Code section in the former version of Chapter 12 of this title as such existed on June 30, 2010, and comparable provisions in the version of Chapter 12 which became effective July 1, 2010. It is intended to assist the user who is familiar with the former chapter to find comparable new provisions.

1991 Trust Act 2010 Trust Code --- --- 53-12-1 53-12-1 53-12-2 53-12-2 53-12-3 53-12-1 53-12-4 53-12-6 53-12-5 53-12-7 53-12-6 53-12-201(b) 53-12-7 53-12-3

Article 2

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