Declaration of Trust


KRS 386.420

The document must have the following:

  • The individual(s) who is establishing the trust
  • The name of the trust and or the trustee
  • The trustee(s) (usually documents have this, but statute states, "may" provide trustee(s))

The clerk shall request a return mail address (KRS 382.240)

The document may or may not be notarized.

The document is to be filed with the Secretary of State's office and the County Clerk's office. (The statute does not make any reference to which document is to be filed first. The statute does not make any reference to a file stamped copy.)

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