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

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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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Published In: Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Professional Practice Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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Charles E. Rounds, Jr.
Suffolk University Law School

Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School. Tenure granted: 1990. Author: Loring and... View Profile »


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