trustor
trus·tor /ˌtrəs-'tȯr, 'trəs-tər/ n: settlor

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

trustor
n.
A person who creates a trust; a settlor.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


trustor
See: settlor
Category: Wills, Trusts & Estates → Living Wills & Medical Powers of Attorney

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


trustor
n. The person who created the trust, also known as the donor or the grantor, but most frequently called the settlor.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

trustor
n.
   the creator of a trust (who normally places the original assets into the trust), called a "settlor" or "donor" in many states. Trustor is a title used primarily in western states.
   See also: settlor, trust

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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