cestui que use
- A traditional term for the individual who benefits from assets held in a trust, now commonly known as the beneficiary
- Under the old law, Jane would have been considered a cestui que use because she profited from the trust established by her parents.
- As a cestui que use, John could use the property in the trust but could not sell it.
- Cheryl, as the cestui que use of the trust, had the right to the income from the trust's assets.