After a solitary life brought about by an aversion to media attention over his highly proclaimed The Catcher and the Rye, J. D. Salinger passed away in 2010, remaining unpublished for nearly 50 years.
One of the more controversial issues related to shale gas development in Pennsylvania is statutory or “forced” pooling. As an attorney working for landowners and an active member of the National Association of Royalty Owners, it’s an issue that’s been on my radar and it has been discussed previously on this blog here.
In this video, I discuss the basics of whether a Trustee can evict a Trust beneficiary or a Co-Trustee from Trust real property.
Probate Law is an extremely important legal process which has to be administered when a person passes away and leaves a Will distributing his/her property and other assets.
Why Can’t Trust and Will Lawyers Stop Saying “NO”!: Can Lawyers Learn to Give Practical Advice Instead of Focusing On Technicalities?
Predicting the outcome of a Trust or Will contest lawsuit is a bit like forecasting the weather. You may have some idea of what is to come, but clear skies can turn into a thunderstorm with very little warning.
Walt Disney’s twin grandchildren are currently involved in a dispute surrounding a testamentary trust worth well over three hundred million dollars.
Estate Planning and Former Spouses: Updating Your Will, Life Insurance and Other Beneficiary Designations Following a Divorce
Following a divorce, you should carefully review your estate plan to ensure that your former spouse will not receive any unintended distributions from your estate.
Listen to Hull on Estates #359 – Variations of trusts. Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Stuart Clark discuss variations of trusts and a recent paper by C.D. Freedman presented at the 16th Annual Estates and Trusts summit.
Planning for your death and organizing your estate is a difficult subject for most people. As a result, estate planning often gets put off until “some other time.” However, estate planning allows you to provide for the wellbeing of your family in the event of your death and you are typically the only person in a position to effectively divide up your assets.