Affidavit of Death of Trustee


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									This is a written declaration made under oath before a notary public or other authorized
officer upon death of the trustee holding interest in real property. It states that a trustee
has died and the declarant now holds title to certain real property as successor trustee
under a trust instrument. This document should be utilized by a successor trustee upon
the death of the original trustee to acquire legal title to real property under a trust.
Recording requested by:

When recorded, mail to:

APN:                                                               For recorder’s use

                     AFFIDAVIT OF DEATH OF TRUSTEE

State of _________________________                          )
County of _________________________________                 )

I, ______________________________, [PROVIDE NAME OF SURVIVING OR
SUCCEEDING TRUSTEE] residing at _________________________ [ADDRESS], of legal
age, being first duly sworn on oath, depose and say that:
1.     _______________________________, [NAME OF TRUSTEE WHO HAS DIED] the
decedent mentioned in the attached certified copy of Certificate of Death, is the same person
named as Trustee in the certain Declaration of Trustee dated _____________________, 201___
[PROVIDE THAT DATE] and executed by ___________________
____________________________________________ ________________ [NAME(S) OF
TRUSTOR(S)] as Trustor(s).
2.     At the time of the decedent’s death, decedent was the owner, as Trustee, of certain real
property commonly known as _____________________________________________
____________________[PROVIDE ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY], which property was
acquired by a Deed executed by ____________________________ [NAME(S) OF
GRANTOR(S)] as Grantor(s) on _______________________________ [PROVIDE ADDRESS
OF THE PROPERTY] and recorded as Instrument No. ______________ , in Book/Reel
_________, Page/Image _________, of Official Records of __________________________
[PROVIDE NAME OF AGENCY] County, ___________.

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3.     The legal description of said property is as follows:
4.     I am the surviving or successor Trustee of the same trust under which said decedent held
title as trustee pursuant to the deed described above, and am designated and empowered pursuant
to the terms of said trust to serve as Trustee thereof.
5.     I declare under the penalty of perjury, under the laws of the state of _____________ that
the foregoing is true and correct.

Dated___________________________, 201___________
                                                 Print Name: ________________________

State of California
County of ____________________

Subscribed and sworn to (or affirmed) before me on this __________ day of
_____________________, 20_____, by ___________________________, proved to me on
the basis of satisfactory evidence to be the person(s) who appeared before me.


                                          NOTARY SEAL

{Note: Substitute out the California notary paragraph, above, and use one from another state,
if applicable.}

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