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Horizons: Conversations About Future Directions in Dispute Resolution

Friday, January 30,  2015
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

The Barrister’s Club


101 – Probate

David Horton, The Federal Arbitration Act And Testamentary Instruments, 90 N.C. L. Rev. 1027 (2012).
This article analyzes the Federal Arbitration Act in the context of arbitration clauses in the wills and trust field. The author argues that despite the intention of Congress, the approach the Supreme Court has taken to the FAA results in arbitration clauses related to wills and trusts to fall under the statute. The article includes analysis of potential issues under the FAA in the field of wills and trusts arbitration.