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
Date Written: August 16, 2013
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
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