Mark Pawlowski discusses the case law on testamentary trusts for useless or capricious purposes ‘Unwarranted restrictions on the use of estate property, as opposed to their outright destruction, have been struck down on principles of wastefulness and harm to individuals or community.’The notion that a trust may fail because it serves no useful purpose or …
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- Aitken's Trustees v Aitken  SC 374
- Brown v Burdett (1882) 21 Ch D 667
- Colonial Trust v Brown 105 Conn 261, 135A 555 
- Eyerman v Mercantile Trust Co 524 SW 2d 210 
- Lindsay's Executor v Forsyth  SC 568
- M'Caig v University of Glasgow  SC 231
- M'Caig's Trustees v Kirk-Session of the United Free Church of Lismore  SC 426
- Mackintosh's Judicial Factor v Lord Advocate  SC 406
- Re Boning  2 Qd R 12
- Re Headrick's Will  QWN 23
- Re Meksras Estate 63 Pa D & C 2nd 371 
- Re Scott's Will, Board of Commissioners of Rice County v Scott 88 Minn 386, 93 NW 109 
- Re Wishart Estate  CanLII 2679 (NB QB)