trust instrument
trust instrument n: a document (as a formal declaration of trust or trust agreement) embodying the creation and provision of a trust

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

trust instrument
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Estate Tax
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Wills & Medical Powers of Attorney

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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