Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Thursday, June 26, 2008

Settlor has standing to seek reformation


In Bilafer v. Bilafer, 73 Cal. Rptr. 3d 880 (Cal. Ct. App.), the court held that the settlor of an irrevocable trust of which the settlor was neither a beneficiary or trustee has standing under the common law to petition the appropriate court for reformation of the trust on the basis of drafting errors that defeated his intent in creating the trust.


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