Well, on one hand, they'd want people to get married in the first place. But then they'd want them to also get divorced afterward.
A trust can mean many things. Basically it is a financial vehicle to gift or donate money from one person to another. There are special tax incentives based on the type of trust.
Such as, for an irrevocable trust, the donor pays no taxes and can even eliminate the taxes from his income if it is placed in inrrevocable trust. This is an extreme over simplification. I would suggest you do a lot of research if you are considering setting up a trust.
Many times you hear of trusts set aside for children and other hiers. Sometimes, trusts are setup to take care of a certain property. Basically this means that you can set up a trust under certain conditions for a certain beneficiary. That beneficiary can be a relavtive, institution or even a piece of property.
Typically in all instances there is trust manager or Trustee. This person or entity, is responsible for managing the trust and seeing that the guidlines of the trust are carried out to best benefit the beneficiaries. There are many companies in the U.S. that are owned by trusts and managed by a board of trustees.
Believe me, that when it comes to trusts, there are more ways to structure a trust than there are grasshoppers on the plains!