Cestui Que Use Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Cestui Que Use.

Cestui Que Use (n)

Cestui Que Use refers to the person for whom a trust is created and who enjoys the benefits or use of property or an asset held by the trust. The term comes from French and is pronounced 'see-tee kay use. This individual doesn't technically own the property or asset, but they get to use it or receive profits from it thanks to the trust. Basically, this person is the beneficiary of the trust.