Terms Used In Florida Statutes 660.38

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiduciary account: means the estate, trust, or other fiduciary relationship which, by any governing instrument or in any other lawful manner, has been or is established or provided for with a trust company, trust department, or other person and includes the assets, rights, liabilities, and obligations thereof. See Florida Statutes 660.25
  • Governing instrument: means a will, trust agreement, trust indenture, or other communication which creates or provides for a trust in any lawful form or manner; an order, judgment, or decree of a court or an appointment by a court in any form; or any other designation, appointment, agreement, statement, instruction, message, or information, the terms or effect of which creates, establishes, or otherwise provides for a fiduciary account or relationship, or the terms or effect of which creates, appoints, or otherwise provides for or requires a person to act in a fiduciary capacity, or the terms or effect of which contains or provides for grants or limitations of, or directions or instructions to or with respect to, the authorities, powers, or discretions exercisable by a fiduciary with respect to a fiduciary account. See Florida Statutes 660.25

(1) A trust company or trust department may make a loan to a fiduciary account from the funds belonging to another fiduciary account if the making of such loans to a designated fiduciary account is authorized by the governing instrument of the fiduciary account from which such loans are made or is authorized by court order.
(2) A state bank or association having a trust department may make a loan from the funds used by the bank or association in its general business to a fiduciary account, including a fiduciary account held in its own trust department, and may take as security therefor assets of the fiduciary account, provided such transaction is fair to the fiduciary account.