refuses to show accounting, using funds for personal use, will not distribute funds to beneficiaries
I'm not sure what you mean by "remove himself" because if he were removing himself it would probably not be in the situation you describe and it is not voluntary. Sounds like you are someone petitioning to have him removed. In which case you need a lawyer - something like this is not "do it yourself"
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You need to file a petition in the appropriate court to have the trustee removed. I would strongly recommend the services of a qualified attorney to assist you with this.
This is not the type of law where you are going to be able to do it yourself. You will need someone with experience in estates and trusts to help you.
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Unfortunately there isn't a "form" you can file. You will have to draft something yourself or hire a lawyer to do it for you. If you can't afford a lawyer, you can always write a letter to the judge, which may, or may not help.
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Hire an attorney in the county of the court that has jurisdiction. File a suit for an accounting under the uniform trust act. Qualified beneficiaries are entitled to an annual accounting. Once served, I believe that your trustee will become quite cooperative.
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