Trusts

Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia, pp. 1389-1391, Lawrence Ganong, ed., 2014

3 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2013 Last revised: 2 Feb 2016

Margaret Ryznar

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Date Written: August 16, 2013

Abstract

This encyclopedic entry considers the law of trusts, covering basic topics from the types of trusts to their creation. This entry also considers wills and will substitutes, but focuses on trusts as a cornerstone of estate planning.

Keywords: trust & estates, estate planning, trusts, revocable trusts, trust law, res, duty of prudence, Uniform Prudent Investor Act, duty of loyalty, charitable trusts, Rule Against Perpetuities

Suggested Citation

Ryznar, Margaret, Trusts (August 16, 2013). Social History of American Families: An Encyclopedia, pp. 1389-1391, Lawrence Ganong, ed., 2014. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2311055

Margaret Ryznar (Contact Author)

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law ( email )

530 West New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States

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