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Title 14A : Trusts


(Cite as: 14A V.S.A. § 303)
  • § 303. Representation by fiduciaries and parents

    To the extent there is no conflict of interest between the representative and the person represented or among those being represented with respect to a particular question or dispute:

    (1) a guardian of the property may represent and bind the estate that the guardian controls;

    (2) a guardian of the person may represent and bind the ward if a guardian of the ward's estate has not been appointed;

    (3) an agent having authority to act with respect to the particular question or dispute may represent and bind the principal;

    (4) a trustee may represent and bind the beneficiaries of the trust;

    (5) a personal representative of a decedent's estate may represent and bind persons interested in the estate; and

    (6) a parent may represent and bind the parent's minor or unborn child if a guardian for the child has not been appointed. (Added 2009, No. 20, § 1.)