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if all beneficiaries (& trustee)sign simple statements to dissolve their private irrevocable trust, do they also need to appear in court?

Irrevocable means just that - it can't be revoked unless certain events occur - like the trust being a small amount.  

I'd say you need to read the trust language to see what is required.  The last thing you want is a court case.  I can review the trust or you can find someone locally if you are not comfortable with the language in it.


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