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Agricultural Law Digest: Volume 22, Issue 24

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Dynasty Trusts: Another View
( 2011-12-16) Harl, Neil ; Iowa State University Digital Repository

An article published in a recent issue of an agricultural publication about “dynasty trusts” merits a response. While such trusts may offer some attractive short-term features, the probable long-term consequences are sobering. Indeed, from both a policy perspective and from the standpoint of the best long-term interests of generations to come, it has been the conclusion of this author that setting up such a trust would likely produce enormously disadvantageous results if widely used. Indeed, it is difficult to conceive of a plan that would be more disadvantageous to future generations. Here are the arguments supporting that conclusion.

Index to Volume 22, Nos. 1-23
( 2011-12-16) Iowa State University Digital Repository
Cases, Regulations and Statutes
( 2011-12-16) Achenbach, Robert ; Iowa State University Digital Repository