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What are the duties of a personal representative in California probate? A personal representative has many duties in a California probate. A personal representative is
The forum non conveniens doctrine allows a federal court to defer its jurisdiction in probate litigation (or any litigation) where principles of justice and convenience
A 2016 federal case holds that the personal representative of an estate cannot waive the attorney-client privilege between a guardian and the guardian’s attorney. The
Generally, a beneficiary is required to adhere to what is called the “qualified renunciation rule” in Florida when challenging a Trust. The Florida qualified renunciation
The Surrogate’s Court of New York, Queens County, in Matter of Fiorentino, granted summary judgment in favor of the probate of a New York Will
When someone marries later in life, the marriage is often questioned – is my family member being taken advantage of? Is this young woman really
In Fintak v. Fintak (2013 Fla. App. Lexis 13472), the Florida appellate court ruled that the settlor of a self settled trust need not make
With fifty percent of all marriages ending in divorce, it is common for people to pass away with unfulfilled obligations from an earlier divorce, be
No. The assets in a revocable trust created by a parent of a beneficiary are not part of the marital estate while the trust remains
The Maine Supreme Court has ruled that deafness does not defeat the ability to make a valid will. In Estate of Washburn, 2020 ME 18,
Yes, property that was an asset of a probate estate and distributed to the beneficiaries can be the subject of a partition action after probate
Joseph R. Biden, III v. John S. Lord et al. (1st DCA 2014) Case No. 1D13-5053. Joseph Biden, III, as Attorney General of Delaware, lost