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Court Decides Issue Of Standing To Participate In Cy Pres Proceeding

Posted in Construction of Wills and Trusts
If the intended recipient of a charitable bequest can no longer be identified, an executor or trustee will often commence a cy pres proceeding in the Surrogate's Court to determine the appropriate recipient of the funds. In our latest entry, Eric Penzer discusses a decision in the context of a cy pres application, focusing on the standing of a possible alternative recipient of the subject bequest to participate in the proceeding.… Continue Reading