- A type of trust where the trustee doesn't have any responsibilities to fulfill; a situation in which the beneficiaries are given both legal and equitable titles. This is sometimes referred to as a dry trust or naked trust
- The benefactor established a passive trust for his niece, providing her with full legal and equitable titles.
- Although a passive trust doesn't require action from the trustee, it can still be a part of estate planning.
- Since the passive trust grants full rights to the beneficiary, the trustees don't have any duties in managing the assets.