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Except as otherwise specifically provided in the trust instrument, a person who holds a power to appoint or distribute income or principal to or for the benefit of others, either as an individual or as trustee, may not use the power to discharge the legal obligations of the person holding the power.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Probate Code - PROB § 16082 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/probate-code/prob-sect-16082/
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