55-3-24. Modification or termination of trust--Consent required--Distribution of property. An irrevocable trust may be modified or terminated upon the consent of all of the beneficiaries if continuance of the trust on its existing terms is not necessary to carry out a material purpose. Whether or not continuance of the trust on its existing terms is necessary to carry out a material purpose, an irrevocable trust may be modified or terminated upon the consent of the trustor and all of the beneficiaries. Upon termination of a trust under this section, the trustee shall distribute the trust property in accordance with the trustor's probable intention or in any other manner as agreed by all the beneficiaries. No person may be required to seek court affirmation of the trust's modification or termination made pursuant to this section. The provisions of chapter 55-18 apply to this section.
Source: SL 1998, ch 282, § 2; SL 2004, ch 312, § 9; SL 2017, ch 208, § 33.
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