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Participants in a trust

Read the scenario below carefully, and then research the tax issues using CCH Intelliconnect. Answer the following questions in 1-2 double-spaced pages:

Is hostility between a trustee and beneficiary a valid reason for the removal of a trustee?
If there were five beneficiaries in the trust and three were pleased with the trustee’s actions and two were incensed and wanted the trustee removed, should the “majority rule” apply to this decision?
Read and compare the cases Matter of Brecklein’s Estate, 6 Kan.App.2d 1001, 637 P.2d 444 (1981), and Edinburg v. Cavers, 22 Mass. App. Ct. 212, 492 N.E.2d 1171 (1986). What are the circumstances a court should consider before deciding a request for removal of a trustee based on hostility between the trustee and a beneficiary?
Scenario: In a testamentary trust, Antony Lopez named his friend, Jorge Garcia, trustee of substantial property placed in trust for the benefit of Antony’s wife, Helena, and his sister, Debra. Hostility existed between Jorge and Helena long before the trust was created, and it became worse soon after Antony’s death, when the trust became active. Antony gave Jorge broad discretion in distributing trust income, and when Jorge distributed a much greater percentage of the trust’s annual income to Debra than to Helena, Helena became outraged. She demanded that Jorge be removed as an unsuitable trustee because of his act of disloyalty by favoring one beneficiary over another.