ORS 130.625¹
UTC 706. Removal of trustee

(1) The settlor, a cotrustee or a beneficiary may request that a court remove a trustee, or a trustee may be removed by a court on its own motion.

(2) A court may remove a trustee if the court finds:

(a) The trustee has committed a serious breach of trust;

(b) Lack of cooperation among cotrustees substantially impairs the administration of the trust;

(c) Removal of the trustee best serves the interests of the beneficiaries because the trustee is unfit or unwilling, or has persistently failed to administer the trust effectively; or

(d) Removal of the trustee best serves the interests of all of the beneficiaries and:

(A) There has been a substantial change of circumstances or removal has been requested by all of the qualified beneficiaries;

(B) A suitable cotrustee or successor trustee is available; and

(C) The trustee fails to establish by clear and convincing evidence that removal is inconsistent with a material purpose of the trust.

(3) Pending a final decision on a request to remove a trustee, or in lieu of or in addition to removing a trustee, the court may order such appropriate relief under ORS 130.800 (UTC 1001. Remedies for breach of trust) (2) as may be necessary to protect the trust property or the interests of the beneficiaries. [2005 c.348 §55; 2013 c.529 §14]

Law Review Cita­tions

42 WLR 187 (2006)

Chapter 130

Law Review Cita­tions

42 WLR 187 (2006)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 130—Uniform Trust Code Uniform Trust Code, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors130.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 130, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano130.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information