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Title 14A : Trusts

Chapter 004 : CREATION, VALIDITY, MODIFICATION, AND TERMINATION OF TRUST

(Cite as: 14A V.S.A. § 414)
  • § 414. Modification or termination of uneconomic trust

    (a) After notice to the qualified beneficiaries, the trustee of a trust consisting of trust property having a total value less than $100,000.00 may terminate the trust if the trustee concludes that the value of the trust property is insufficient to justify the cost of administration.

    (b) The Probate Division of the Superior Court may modify or terminate a trust or remove the trustee and appoint a different trustee if it determines that the value of the trust property is insufficient to justify the cost of administration.

    (c) Upon termination of a trust under this section, the trustee shall distribute the trust property as directed by the Probate Division of the Superior Court or otherwise in a manner consistent with the purposes of the trust.

    (d) This section does not apply to an easement for conservation or preservation. (Added 2009, No. 20, § 1; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 236, eff. February 1, 2011.)