Listen to Hull on Estates #394 – The role of a litigation guardian. Today on Hull on Estates, Paul Trudelle and Noah Weisberg discuss the role of a litigation guardian and the circumstances in which one may need, or need to remove, a litigation guardian.
It can be surprising to learn that a parent made a major Trust revision and never told you about it. In this video, Keith Davidson discusses whether your parents have a duty to tell you about Trust changes.
Divorce is an expensive fact of life for many in today’s world. It is for this reason that many people, especially in second marriages, opt to enter into a marriage contract at the time of their marriage, which clearly sets out what is to happen between the two spouses as it relates to their property.
Twenty years ago, we always told our clients to make an inventory of their important information, give a copy to a child or trusted family member and leave a copy in a secure place for safekeeping.
California’s Catastrophic Court Failure: Why Your Trust and Will Lawsuit is Stuck in Legal Purgatory!
Wonder why your Trust or Will lawsuit is stuck in court? This interactive map from the California Bar may shed some light on the reason.
A family business owner with philanthropic intentions may make a charitable gift of ownership interests in the family business, if planned properly.
The federal estate tax, a source of consternation for many who believe personal wealth and assets should be freely transferable to family, friends or charities after a person dies, seems to have become a permanent fixture of U.S. tax law.
It is said that two heads are better than one, except when those two heads contradict one another, leading to problems. The same could be said about multiple wills.
When you think about what you want to leave your loved ones, is it always the material assets that first come to mind? Or, is it your wish to want to pass along life lessons, to the same extent you pass along bank accounts and jewellery?
Can You Be Found Guilty of “defalcation” for Billing a Client in Accordance with Florida’s Statutory Fee Schedule?
If there’s anyone out there that still believes F.S. 733.6171 (the probate code’s attorney’s fee statute) or its trust-code equivalent (F.S. 736.1007) establishes a fee that’s “set” or otherwise blessed by Florida law, this case is going to be a rude awakening.