AAA’s rules for arbitrating wills and trusts specifically authorize arbitrators to decide the validity of the will or trust at issue in a given dispute.
Although important for all families, estate planning is critical for those with a special needs child or spouse.
My home state of Minnesota prides itself primarily on three things: our ability to withstand our winters, our 10,000 lakes, and our dearly beloved Prince.
From April 9 to April 12, I had the good fortune to be part of the Council on Foundations 2016 Annual Conference.
The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) recently released its 2015-2016 NACD Private Company Governance Survey.
Having your case decided against you because a well-intentioned judge chose not to apply some provision of our Probate Code for “equitable” reasons is to stare into the abyss. Why?
In a fascinating case involving a trust established by President John Adams, a recent opinion of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court follows a long line of cases holding that it is not prudent for a trustee to put all trust assets in one type of investment.
Paradox of Mental Incapacity in State Estate Tax: How Moving Your Elderly Parent from Florida May Generate an Unexpected Estate Tax
It is a difficult enough for families to come to grips with having to care for an elderly parent that may no longer be able to live on their own.
A trust is a vehicle for managing and disposing of property.
A new law is making it easier for Florida personal representatives to access digital data—such as email, photos and social-media postings—after the account holder dies.