California Probate Code

Sec. § 15206


A trust in relation to real property is not valid unless evidenced by one of the following methods:

(a)

By a written instrument signed by the trustee, or by the trustee’s agent if authorized in writing to do so.

(b)

By a written instrument conveying the trust property signed by the settlor, or by the settlor’s agent if authorized in writing to do so.

(c)

By operation of law.
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