The disbarment of your attorney who created your Trust does not invalidate your Trust at all. I would suggest that you allow another new attorney review and suggest that you see an Elder Law attorney who focuses on trusts for clients of your generation who look at your estate holistically to protect you and your heirs.
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I think you are wise to pick up your file and choose your own lawyer. The disbarrment of your lawyer does not make your trust illegal. However, as a precaution, I suggest that you ask your new lawyer to review the trust to make sure that it meets your needs and that it was executed properly.
As the previous poster noted, your lawyer's disbarment does not invalidate your trust. However, since this lawyer prepared this trust and his competence has been called into question, it would be wise to at least have another attorney review the trust to make sure everything is kosher.
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