In contested probate and trust proceedings, if you hear the word “jurisdiction” being used as part of the litigation, it’s probably coming up in one of two basic contexts.
In two recent cases, taxpayers have successfully challenged state taxation of trust income on the basis that the taxing states had a minimal connection to the trust.
In California, Trustees are required to give notice when a Trust becomes irrevocable or there is a change of Trustee.
The Internal Revenue Service just made it riskier to maintain a tax-qualified individually-designed retirement plan by eliminating the five-year determination letter remedial amendment cycle for these plans, effective January 1, 2017.
Seventh Circuit: Victims of Data Breaches Have Article III Standing to Litigate Class Action Lawsuits
To date, an overwhelming majority of courts have dismissed data breach consumer class actions at the outset due to a lack of cognizable injury-in-fact, an essential element for standing under Article III of the US Constitution.
If you are at the point that you have decided to contest a Will, there is often a concern that the assets of the Estate may be depleted by the current beneficiaries under the disputed Will pending the disposition of the case.
If you have reached the point where you have decided to contest a Will, there is often a concern that the assets of the Estate may be depleted by the current beneficiaries under the disputed Will, pending the disposition of the case on its merits.
As a parent, one of the most difficult issues that I have had to deal with is what would happen to our young child should anything happen to my wife and I.