The person who makes or creates a trust. Also known as the grantor or settlor.
State Law
means the person conveying trust property by a trust deed as security for the performance of a contract or contracts, or the successor in interest of such person Arizona Laws 33-801
South Dakota
any individual who created an inter vivos or a testamentary trust South Dakota Codified Laws 55-15-1
means a person, including a testator, who creates, or contributes property to, a trust Washington Code 11.02.005