Who Can Be A Beneficiary

Who Can Be A Beneficiary

Anyone (except a sole trustee) and any entity can be a beneficiary. If the sole beneficiary is a foundation, charity or other organization it may exist as a perpetual private express trust, thus avoiding the rule against perpetuities.

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