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Fla. Stat. § 736.08165 – Florida Statutes

Text of Fla. Stat. § 736.08165

Administration pending outcome of contest or other proceeding.—

(1) Pending the outcome of a proceeding filed to determine the validity of all or part of a trust or the beneficiaries of all or part of a trust, the trustee shall proceed with the administration of the trust as if no proceeding had been commenced, except no action may be taken and no distribution may be made to a beneficiary in contravention of the rights of those persons who may be affected by the outcome of the proceeding.

(2) Upon motion of a party and after notice to interested persons, a court, on good cause shown, may make an exception to the prohibition under subsection (1) and authorize the trustee to act or to distribute trust assets to a beneficiary subject to any conditions the court, in the court’s discretion, may impose, including the posting of bond by the beneficiary.

History of Fla. Stat. § 736.08165

Fla. Stat. § 736.08165 became law on July 1, 2007 as part of the Florida Trust Code. It has not been amended or revised since that date.