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standing to challenge a trust California

Standing To Challenge A Trust: The California Supreme Court Decides

The California Supreme Court, in the January 23, 2020 opinion of Barefoot v. Jennings, held that the California Probate Code grants standing in probate court to individuals who claim that trust amendments eliminating their beneficiary status arose from incompetence, undue influence, or fraud.  This decision reversed the California Court of