Declaration Trust

Our Declaration Trust that is simple, flexible and powerful providing for your loved ones and securing their financial well-being. Declaration Trust is a trust is set up by you as trustee with Rockwills Trustee as your back up trustee. This prevents any delay in allowing your beneficiaries to enjoy the trust assets.

In our Declaration Trust, you need not transfer the assets yet, until any of the following events (as determined by you) occurs:

  • Death
  • Total Permanent Disability (TPD)
  • Critical Illness
  • Mental Disability
  • Resignation as trustee
  • Comatose
  • Missing for a period to be stated in the trust.

*Declaration Trust resolves the problem of lack of death certificate for distribution of assets.

How To Set Up Declaration Trust?

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Any asset in Malaysia, whether encumbered or not, such as your residential property, unit trust/mutual fund investments, shares of companies, moneys in your bank account(s), can be part of Declaration Trust.

Benefits Of Declaration Trust

During your lifetime, you can be one of the beneficiaries thus receiving income from the trust. So, in any emergencies, you will be able to withdraw your portion in Declaration Trust.

Just like a living trust, Declaration Trust prevents delay and provides for fast distribution to your beneficiaries in their time of need or it can be accumulated for a specified period.

When the Settlor is acting as the trustee, there are no transfers to Rockwills Trustee so you will be able to save on certain fees such as stamp duty, legal fees and the trustee’s annual fee.

Your beneficiaries will also benefit from our independent position as we shall act impartially and fairly to all beneficiaries. This safeguards their individual interests in the trust.

With the appointment of a Protector as a watchdog and advisor to the trustee, there is clear protection of your beneficiaries’ interest.

By appointing Rockwills Trustee as your substitute trustee, you ensure that your instructions in the trust are carried out by a professional and experienced trustee.


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