trust estate

The res of a trust. The fund or property held by the trustee for the benefit of the cestui que trust. The expression seems to be used with some confusion in the books. Sometimes it is employed to express the estate of the trustee, and sometimes that of the cestui que trust. Cooper v Cooper, 6 NJ Ey 9, 12.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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