Legal definition of trust instrument
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trust instrument

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"Trust instrument" means a written instrument executed by the settlor (person establishing the trust) that contains terms of the trust, including any amendments.
Source: The Arizona Revised Statutes. website
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A trust instrument (also sometimes called a deed of trust, where executed by way of deed) is an instrument in writing executed by a settlor used to constitute a trust. Trust instruments are generally only used in relation to an inter vivos trust; testamentary trusts are usually created under a will.
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