2016 Wyoming Code
TITLE 4 - TRUSTS
CHAPTER 10 - UNIFORM TRUST CODE
ARTICLE 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS
SECTION 4-10-112 - Insurable interest of trustee.
4-10-112. Insurable interest of trustee.
(a) A trustee of a trust has an insurable interest in the life of an individual insured under a life insurance policy that is owned by the trustee of the trust acting in a fiduciary capacity or that designates the trust itself as the owner if, on the date the policy is issued:
(i) The insured is:
(A) A settlor of the trust; or
(B) An individual in whom a settlor of the trust has, or would have had, if living at the time the policy was issued, an insurable interest; and
(ii) The life insurance proceeds are primarily for the benefit of one (1) or more trust beneficiaries that have:
(A) An insurable interest in the life of the insured; or
(B) A substantial interest engendered by love and affection in the continuation of the life of the insured and, if not already included under subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, who are:
(I) Kindred of the insured having a possibility of being distributees of the insured's estate if the insured dies intestate pursuant to W.S. 2-4-101; or
(II) Stepchildren of the insured.
(b) This section applies to any trust existing before, on or after July 1, 2013, regardless of the effective date of the governing instrument under which the trust was created, but only as to a life insurance policy that is in force and for which an insured is alive on or after July 1, 2013.
(c) As used in this section, "settlor" means a person who executes a trust instrument. The term includes a person for which a fiduciary or agent is acting.
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