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54.864

54.864 Other transfer by fiduciary.

54.864(1)

(1) Subject to sub. (3), a personal representative or trustee may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of a minor under s. 54.870 in the absence of a will or under a will or trust that does not contain an authorization to do so.

54.864(2)

(2) Subject to sub. (3), a conservator may make an irrevocable transfer to another adult or trust company as custodian for the benefit of the minor under s. 54.870.

54.864(3)

(3) A transfer under sub. (1) or (2) may be made only if:

54.864(3)(a)

(a) The personal representative, trustee or conservator considers the transfer to be in the best interest of the minor;

54.864(3)(b)

(b) The transfer is not prohibited by or inconsistent with provisions of the applicable will, trust agreement or other governing instrument; and

54.864(3)(c)

(c) The transfer is authorized by the court if it exceeds $10,000 in value.

54.864 - ANNOT.

History: 1987 a. 191; 2005 a. 387 s. 532; Stats. 2005 s. 54.864.