2018 Tennessee Code
Title 35 - Fiduciaries and Trust Estates
Chapter 15 - Tennessee Uniform Trust Code
Part 8 - Duties and Powers of Trustee
§ 35-15-815. General powers of trustee.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 35-15-815 (2018)
  • (a) A trustee, without authorization by the court, may exercise:

    • (1) Powers conferred by the terms of the trust; and

    • (2) Except as limited by the terms of the trust:

      • (A) All powers over the trust property which an unmarried competent owner has over individually owned property;

      • (B) Any other powers appropriate to achieve the proper investment, management, and distribution of the trust property; and

      • (C) Any other powers conferred by this chapter.

  • (b) The exercise of a power is subject to the fiduciary duties prescribed by this part.

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