Illinois has adopted a version of the UTC.
Here is the portion that requires an accounting- at least annually, and upon termination:
(760 ILCS 5/11) (from Ch. 17, par. 1681)
Sec. 11. Accounts.
(a) Every trustee at least annually shall furnish to the beneficiaries then entitled to receive or receiving the income from the trust estate, or if none, then those beneficiaries eligible to have the benefit of the income from the trust estate a current account showing the receipts, disbursements and inventory of the trust estate. A current account shall be binding on the beneficiaries receiving the account and on such beneficiaries' heirs and assigns unless an action against the trustee is instituted by the beneficiary or such beneficiary's heirs and assigns within 3 years from the date the current account is furnished.
(b) Every trustee shall on termination of the trust furnish to the beneficiaries then entitled to distribution of the trust estate a final account for the period from the date of the last current account to the date of distribution showing the inventory of the trust estate, the receipts, disbursements and distributions and shall make available to such beneficiaries copies of prior accounts not theretofore furnished. Such final accounting shall be binding on the beneficiaries receiving the same and all persons claiming by or through them, unless an action against the trustee is instituted by the beneficiary or person claiming by or through him or her within 3 years from the date the final account is furnished.
That statute is here
The statute is silent as to the duty to provide the trust document to a beneficiary; however since a trustee is in a position of trust, and is a fiduciary, and therefore must exercise utmost good faith when dealing with beneficiaries, most courts will instruct a trustee to at least disclose that portion of the trust that is relevant to the beneficiary, as that is the only way to verify compliance.
A fiduciary duty means that the person in the fiduciary capacity owes a duty to the other person- and that the fiduciary must act in good faith, with the best intentions, to preserve any property that is at issue. Failure to act in this manner (essentially, a trust/guardian) is considered a "breach" and can result in:
1. removal of the fiduciary
2. sanctions (ie fines, award of attorney fees, etc)
3. damages (economic liability for the damages suffered by the party to whom the duty was owed)
Normally, if the trustee refuses to provide the relevant portion, the beneficiary can petition the court for an order directing the trustee to provide this information.
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