Arizona if our home is in our living trust and there is a judgement against my husband only can our property be transferred to me in our living trust since my husband is in failing health?

Viktoriya S. ∙ December 26, 2019

Generally, when the property is in a your joint Living Trust your name as a trustee is already on the deed for that property; therefore, there is no way we can transfer it to you in a Living Trust. What you can do is to take out the property from the LT and place it to your name only by changing the deeds for the real estate. However, you should consult with an asset protection attorney before you do that, because when there is an outstanding judgment against your spouse, this type of transfer could be considered as a fraudulent conversion and be undone by the court later.


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