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Potential beneficiaries have very few rights as the very nature of a discretionary trust is to allow the trustees flexibility when distributing the funds, Therefore, the short answer to your question is that the potential beneficiary cannot challenge your decision simply because it appears to them to be grossly unfair.
I trust that information helps. Please let me know if you need anything clarified.
Hello again. If they're potential beneficiaries, they cannot take you to court just because you don't distribute the monies to them as per my answer above. Kind regards, J
OK. I'm not sure I'm following. You told me this was a discretionary trust so you have a discretion as to who to distribute the monies to. Your question was about potential beneficiaries and how long they had to challenge.
If you'd like a general answer, a normal (rather than potential) beneficiary has 6 months to challenge (and that time limit largely applies to most challenges to a will/probate scenario)..