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TRUST EXPENSES HIGH BUT NOT EXCESSIVE, COURT FINDS
Trustees get more than charitable beneficiaries.
SIMILAR NAMES, BUT ONLY ONE CHARITY GETS BEQUEST
Appeals court finds no ambiguity in trust language.
REFORMATION SAVES TESTAMENTARY FOUNDATION
Change allows more funds to be used for scholarships.
IF PAYING INCOME TAX ISN'T ENOUGH, DONORS CAN GIVE MORE
Contributions to pay down the national debt are considered charitable gifts.
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