resulting trust


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resulting trust

A trust that is implied by law as necessary to carry out the true intentions of the parties involved. It typically arises when one transfers legal title to another for various reasons, but both parties intended the grantor to retain all benefits from the property. If an elderly person transferred her home to a child as an estate planning tool,but continued to live in the residence,the law would not allow the child to sell the home and keep the proceeds. It would, instead, impose a resulting trust.Contrast with a constructive trust.

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Geared toward the study of English law in a Bachelor of Laws (LLB), postgraduate, or conversion course, this work contains 13 chapters discussing equity and trusts, the creation of express private trusts, purpose trusts, constitution of trusts, secret trusts, protective and discretionary Trusts, Resulting Trusts and Constructive Trusts, Charitable trusts, the nature of trusteeship, the duties of the trustees, the power of trustees, variation of trusts, breach of trust and remedies.
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