This website is intended to serve as a convenient and reliable online resource for comparing the Uniform Trust Code with the trust laws in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
For estate planning and asset/wealth management professionals in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area, the differing statutory provisions governing trusts across the jurisdictions of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia pose special challenges. The estate planning and administration practice at Pasternak & Fidis is providing this chart to assist attorneys, trust officers and financial advisers who counsel clients regarding trusts in the DC Metropolitan area.
This site offers a clear, line-by-line comparison of the articles of the Uniform Trust Code and the trust codes in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. The chart includes annotations originally drafted by former Pasternak & Fidis partners Nancy Fax and Alex Tanouye; now the commentary on the statutes is maintained by partner Anne Coventry.