Missouri Revised Statutes Title XXXI. Trusts and Estates of Decedents and Persons Under Disability § 456.6-603. Settlor's powers--powers of withdrawal
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1. While a trust is revocable and the settlor has capacity to revoke the trust, rights of the beneficiaries are subject to the control of, and the duties of the trustee are owed exclusively to, the settlor.
2. A settlor is presumed to have capacity for the purposes of subsection 1 of this section until either the settlor is adjudicated totally incapacitated or disabled or the trustee has received an affidavit of incapacity.
3. If a revocable trust has more than one settlor, the duties of the trustee are owed to all of the settlors having capacity to revoke the trust.
4. During the period the power may be exercised, the holder of a power of withdrawal has the rights of a settlor of a revocable trust under this section to the extent of the property subject to the power.
5. In this section, an “affidavit of incapacity” means a written certificate furnished by at least one licensed medical doctor that states that the settlor lacks capacity to revoke the trust.
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