Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act


This act modernizes trust and estate law by permitting "pour-over" provisions in wills. These commonly-used provisions merely add money or other property passing at death through probate to inter vivos trusts.

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Drafting History

Origin: The Uniform Testamentary Additions to Trusts Act was originally promulgated in 1960, and adopted in 44 states. The 1991 Act is incorporated into the Uniform Probate Code Article II, and the Uniform Act on Intestacy, Wills and Donative Transfers.
Committee/Resources: Test. Add. to Trusts