High Court Weighs Enforceability of Trust's Arbitration Clause

, Texas Lawyer


While the rules for compelling or avoiding arbitration are clearly defined for a variety of civil practice areas, the scope of alternative dispute resolution is much less clear in probate law. Is an arbitration clause in a trust enforceable? That question is front and center in Hal Rachal Jr. v. John W. Reitz, a case of first impression argued Nov 7. before the Texas Supreme Court.

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