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Title 14A : Trusts

Chapter 007 : OFFICE OF TRUSTEE

(Cite as: 14A V.S.A. § 702)
  • § 702. Trustee's bond

    (a) A trustee shall give bond to secure performance of the trustee's duties only if the Probate Division of the Superior Court finds that a bond is required by the terms of the trust and the Probate Division of the Superior Court has not dispensed with the requirement, or the Probate Division of the Superior Court finds by clear and convincing evidence that a bond is needed to protect the interests of the beneficiaries.

    (b) The Probate Division of the Superior Court may specify the amount of a bond, its liabilities, and whether sureties are necessary. The Probate Division of the Superior Court may modify or terminate a bond at any time. (Added 2009, No. 20, § 1; amended 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 236, eff. February 1, 2011.)