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Fla. Stat. § 736.0707 – Florida Statutes

Text of Fla. Stat. § 736.0707

Delivery of property by former trustee.—

(1) Unless a cotrustee remains in office or the court otherwise orders and until the trust property is delivered to a successor trustee or other person entitled to the property, a trustee who has resigned or been removed has the duties of a trustee and the powers necessary to protect the trust property.

(2) A trustee who has resigned or been removed shall within a reasonable time deliver the trust property within the trustee’s possession to the cotrustee, successor trustee, or other person entitled to the property, subject to the right of the trustee to retain a reasonable reserve for the payment of debts, expenses, and taxes. The provisions of this subsection are in addition to and are not in derogation of the rights of a removed or resigning trustee under the common law.

History of Fla. Stat. § 736.0707

Fla. Stat. § 736.0707 became law on July 1, 2007 as part of the Florida Trust Code. It has not been amended or revised since that date.