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Trust not a contract, can’t be forced to arbitration (access required)

A Fairfax County circuit judge has declined to uphold an arbitration clause in a trust agreement, and refused to send a dispute over the actions of a trustee to arbitration. Finding the controversy over the trustee’s actions had not arisen at the time the trust was created and concluding the trust is not a contract, Chief ...