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No arbitration of trust dispute

Neither the Virginia Uniform Arbitration Act nor the Federal Arbitration Act compel arbitration of the parties’ trust dispute. Both statutes provide for arbitration of contracts. A trust is not a contract. Moreover, a trust beneficiary is not a party to an arbitration agreement. As a result, a provision in the FAA that requires arbitration, if there is ...