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Trust Litigation Archives

What remedies exist in breach of trust cases?

Many Melbourne residents with means set up trusts to make sure that their estates don't have to pass through probate when they die. This can protect a decedent's loved ones from having to go through a long process to transfer or receive assets. This process isn't always conflict-free though. There are instances in which trustees fail to administer trusts appropriately. There are remedies that beneficiaries can pursue in these instances like this.

Bank caught in trust litigation over generation-skipping account

Trusts are big business in Florida, and they help businesses to keep going. Trusts include a broad range of legal and financial instruments that put people or parties in charge of assets on someone else's behalf. One of their most popular uses is passing on property without having to include it in a last will and testament.

How can mental incapacity be proven post-death?

It's common for questions to be raised regarding the mental capacity of a decedent after they have passed away. These questions are often raised because the beneficiaries of the estate are surprised about the wishes that their loved one has expressed in their will or trust.

Trust litigation over digital currency resolves in Florida

Death is the ultimate mystery, and philosophers have spent thousands of years ruminating on where the experience may take us. But there are several questions that have to be answered about death in our world that take more practical forms. One of the questions that interests the others around us is how we leave our bequests and other assets to them or their peers.

How are trusts disputed in court?

Trusts are a great way to avoid a lot of trouble with bequests while giving the highest possible value to children, relatives and charitable organizations. Smart people often use the estate planning process to move past simple wills and put assets and properties in trust.

Vague instructions regarding trusts may complicate litigation

The process of estate planning can be confusing, but it is certainly no worse than the difficulties faced in probate and trust litigation. If a will or trust document is not clear or executed properly, possible inheritors and benefactors may not know to what they are entitled.

Lawsuit challenges California land acquisition under trust

Trusts are often recognized as one of the best ways to convey property or money to someone as part of an estate plan. The reasons to create a trust extend from saving on possible taxes to seeing that a lifetime wish is enacted during a person's life.

When can a Florida trustee be removed from their role?

Individuals set up trusts for a variety of reasons. Some do it to protect a loved one's eligibility for government benefits. Others do so to keep their assets from being overtaxed. Some do it so they can more easily transfer property to their heirs without it passing through probate.

Did undue influence undermine a trust?

You knew that your organization was going to benefit from someone's estate when they passed away. The two of you had talked about it before; you were both friends, they'd been very involved in your organization over the years and it was important to them.

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