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No contest clause applies to sole beneficiary (access required)

A trust’s no-contest clause applies to the trustor’s suit against the trustees after they refused to distribute the trust proceeds to him. The clause operates against the trustor because while he is alive, he is the trust’s sole beneficiary. However, he can seek to terminate the trust under Code § 64.2-729 and sue the trustees ...