Listen to Hull on Estates #375 – Estate trustees during litigation. Today on Hull on Estates, Josh Eisen and Jonathon Kappy discuss the authorities and duties of estate trustees during litigation.
Florida’s Third District: Does an Adjudication of Paternity = “adoption” for Purposes of Florida’s Pretermitted Child Statute?
In 2004 James Maher’s small twin-engine plane went missing somewhere over the jungle between Honduras and Costa Rica (see here). His body was never found. Maher executed a valid will in 2001.
Residential Issues to Avoid for Multi-Family and Mixed-Use Properties: Are You Violating Leasing Laws?
There’s a big demand for multi-family and mixed use properties in New Jersey. Savvy owners have an opportunity to provide valuable housing and make a good profit at the same time.
The “Pet Trust statute” in New Jersey, first enacted in 2001, should be amended to reflect current concerns and those which are reasonably foreseeable so that pet owners’ intensions can be honored for the care of their pets when they are no longer able to provide that care.
An estate is left to two sisters. An uncle is named executor. He loots the estate for more than $1 million, and is surcharged and suspended. New executor sues the attorneys representing uncle and the estate for the losses.
Willie Sutton is famous for allegedly answering a question about why he robbed banks with the brilliant retort: “Because that’s where the money is.”
Selecting the proper Trustee for your California Trust is critical is you want your estate to stay out of the Court system. Over half of the Trust litigation we work on everyday invokes a bad Trustee doing bad things.
Who will make decisions for you when you are unable to make decisions for yourself?
At a recent press conference held at Queen’s Park for the Ontario Bar Association (“OBA”), the OBA announced a new initiative in their partnership with the Trillium Gift of Life Network (“Trillium”).