Microsoft Word - Ausness Vol 45 No 2 Summer 2010.doc
THE ROLE OF TRUST PROTECTORS IN AMERICAN TRUST LAW Richard C. Ausness∗ Editors’ Synopsis: In this Article, the Author discusses the general powers, duties, and liabilities of trust protectors in addition to the role of trust protectors in specific types of trusts. The Author points to the legal uncertainties facing the use of trust protectors in many states and argues for amending the Uniform Trust Code to address these uncertainties. I. INTRODUCTION...