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Does the trust cite governing law in which the trust would be required to follow? If so that state's law governs. If not, it would be based upon the testator's intention and presumably the residence where the trust was created would be applicable.
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Missouri law governs and you are stuck with the strict interpretation of the no contest clause.
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The public policy behind contract law which Missouri finds important and the state does not want to interfere with the contract terms inserted in a person's trust.