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Section 5810.01 | Breach of trust defined - judicial remedies.


(A) A violation by a trustee of a duty the trustee owes to a beneficiary is a breach of trust.

(B) To remedy a breach of trust that has occurred or may occur, the court may do any of the following:

(1) Compel the trustee to perform the trustee's duties;

(2) Enjoin the trustee from committing a breach of trust;

(3) Compel the trustee to redress a breach of trust by paying money, restoring property, or other means;

(4) Order a trustee to account;

(5) Appoint a special fiduciary to take possession of the trust property and administer the trust;

(6) Suspend the trustee;

(7) Remove the trustee as provided in section 5807.06 of the Revised Code;

(8) Reduce or deny compensation to the trustee;

(9) Subject to section 5810.12 of the Revised Code, void an act of the trustee, impose a lien or a constructive trust on trust property, or trace trust property wrongfully disposed of and recover the property or its proceeds;

(10) Order any other appropriate relief.

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