Hargraves v. Hargraves

In Hargraves v. Hargraves, 14 Ark. App. 230, 686 S.W.2d 816 (Ark. Ct. App. 1985), the Arkansas Court of Appeals reviewed a trial court's removal of the settlor's son as trustee. The son's mother was a beneficiary of the trust. "The trial court removed the trustee partly on the basis of the hostility and animosity which the trustee held for his mother, the principal beneficiary under the trust." Id. at 818. On appeal, the court noted: "The decision was soundly bottomed in fact and law." Id.