2021 Tennessee Code
Title 35 - Fiduciaries and Trust Estates
Chapter 15 - Tennessee Uniform Trust Code
Part 4 - Creation, Validity, Modification, and Termination of Trust
§ 35-15-401. Methods of Creating Trust

Universal Citation: TN Code § 35-15-401 (2021)

A trust may be created by:

  1. The transfer of property to another person as trustee during the settlor's lifetime or by will or other disposition taking effect upon the settlor's death;

  2. The declaration by the owner of property that the owner holds identifiable property as trustee;

  3. The exercise of a power of appointment in favor of a trustee; or

  4. A court pursuant to its statutory or equitable powers.
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