Trusts are formed by individuals to meet their desires during their lifetime or thereafter. It is necessary to keep the regulatory framework in mind before finalizing a particular trust. They are capable of being modified in a variety of ways to ensure that the ultimate objective is met. It is desirable to ensure that a Trust Deed is drafted to ensure certainty and at the same time incorporate the required flexibility to meet any unforeseen eventuality that may arise in the future. The team at UTPL has extensive experience of the nature of social, economic and regulatory changes and are in a position to advise on the constitution of a trust that take these factors into account. Each individual or family has one’s own desires which are quite different from the others much like the differences in thumb impressions where no two are ever similar.  While trusts can be modified to meet specific needs, the following pages discuss some of the more common objectives that we have seen families plan for.