Mediation and Arbitration have their limitations when it comes to trust disputes.


Unless the fiduciary issues and the representation issues in a trust dispute are properly sorted out in advance, there is a very real risk that an ill-considered rush to mediate or arbitrate will prove an expensive and time-consuming diversion to nowhere, or worse, exacerbate tensions while resolving nothing. The topic of mediating and arbitrating trust disputes is covered in pages 1209-1212 of Loring and Rounds: A Trustee's Handbook (2012).

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Charles E. Rounds, Jr.
Suffolk University Law School

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