Professor Reid Kress Weisbord’s article provides an interesting academic discussion regarding trust term extension and whether courts should reject perpetual trust conversions. The author’s position is that they should. He asserts that modification shouldn’t be granted for the benefit of the fiduciary at the beneficiary’s expense, and the modern trend favors the rights of living beneficiaries over dead hand control. The author states that there are divergent trends ...

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