Comparison of Uniform Trust Code, DC Trust Code, Maryland Trust Act, and Virginia Trust Code, with Annotations
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The VA UTC includes provisions (§§64.2-712 and 64.2-713) omitted from the UTC relating to proceedings to appoint and remove trustees and the nature and effect of pleadings, parties, orders, and notices in judicial proceedings involving trusts. Among other matters, §64.2-713 provides for notice to unborn, minor, and incapacitated individuals and the binding effect of orders issued to fiduciaries, holders of powers of appointment, and others.
A. Proceedings to appoint or remove trustees may be brought by motion pursuant to §§ 64.2-1405 and 64.2-1406.
B. Proceedings to appoint or remove trustees also may be brought by petition or complaint. In such a proceeding, beneficiaries who are not qualified beneficiaries shall not be necessary parties, nor shall it be necessary to join (i) a trustee who has declined to accept the trust, resigned or been adjudicated an incapacitated person or (ii) the personal representative of a trustee.