Revocable Living Trust

Definition of Living Trust (Revocable Trust)

Living Trust Definition

A living trust is the same as a revocable trust, a revocable living trust, and an inter vivos trust. Think of a trust as a third-party beneficiary contract where you have a trustmaker, grantor, settlor, or settlors who form a trust, basically as an agreement with a trustee party to provide for beneficiaries. Often when…

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Definition of Irrevocable Trust

An irrevocable trust cannot be changed. It is a trust that, by its terms, can’t be changed except by terms that might be written into the irrevocable trust. It must operate according to whatever are its terms. An irrevocable trust is typically set in a particular jurisdiction: It is considered an independent person under the tax…

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