The attorney-client privilege protects the confidentiality of communications between a client and its attorney when the communications are intended to be confidential and confidentiality is not waived.
A recent decision of the Kings County Surrogate’s Court demonstrates the importance of thoroughly analyzing all aspects of a statute of limitations defense prior to making a dismissal motion.
Now that sunshine and blue skies are upon us, people are opening their summer homes for the season.
Funny thing about Trustees, they are expected to seek help, just not too much help. Generally, Trustees are not allowed to delegate their duties (see Probate Code section 16012).
In his recently published book, Perfect your Exit Strategy: Seven Steps to Maximum Value, Seattle investment banker Thomas Metz highlights what he sees as the top ten mistakes made by sellers of businesses.
On June 14, 2016, Governor Kasich signed House Bill 229 into law.
Second marriage spouses sometimes have Wills that do not leave their assets to their second spouse outright.
In March 2014, I reported on the all-out battle that was ensuing in the U.S. Tax Court between the IRS and the Estate of Michael Jackson over the value of the late pop singer’s estate.
Revocable Transfer On Death Deed (Will-Joint Tenancy Hybrid) Avoids Probate but Also Does Not Pass Title During Life
This law creates the revocable transfer on death (TOD) deed which allows a homeowner to transfer to a named beneficiary 1- 4 residential real property upon the owner’s death without a probate proceeding.
Speak promptly or forever lose your rights. Creditor claims are an intricate area of California probate law that fills chapters in legal treatises.