Re Cohen’s Will Trusts: ChD 1959

An application was made for the variation of trust provisions on behalf of a child beneficiary.
Held: Where the outcome of the arrangement cannot be predicted with certainty then the Court should be prepared to take on behalf of a minor, a risk which an adult would be prepared to take
[1959] 1 WLR 165
England and Wales
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CitedWright and Another v Gater and Others ChD 7-Nov-2011
The beneficiary, a child was to inherit estates of his grandparents and parents, all of which were intestate. An application was made to vary the provisions in order to reduce the liability to Inheritance Tax.
Held: A deferment of vesting . .

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Updated: 01 June 2021; Ref: scu.448127