trust res

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Trust res, also named as trust corpus, principal, subject matter, or trust property, is the property that is transferred into a trust. The term “corpus” is Latin for "body.” A trust corpus is the "body" of the trust. It is the property that is the subject of the trust. Trust res should be separated from a trustee’s individual property. 

[Last updated in April of 2022 by the Wex Definitions Team]