Can I create something that will pay out the trust in increments instead of all at once?

Cody R Cooper ∙ May 31, 2019

Generally, you are able to set conditions in your trust on how the trust is paid out. If you are using LegalZoom to create the trust, you would click yes on the option that says "Do you want special instructions to the Trustee?" Then you would be able to type out how the trust funds are dispersed. I would still recommend you talk to a LegalZoom plan attorney in your state to ensure the wording of the distribution is allowed under your state's laws.

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