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Changing the estate planning malpractice landscape: Applying the constructive trust to cure testamentary mistake
A statistical compilation of malpractice claims released by the American Bar Association in 2008 demonstrates that estate planning cases constitute almost 10% of all actions filed. An estate planning client is uniquely ...
120 hours until the consistent treatment of simultaneous death under the California probate code
The issue of simultaneous death arises when there is insufficient evidence that two individuals died other than simultaneously. In the case of closely proximate deaths, devolution of the estate depends upon the order of ...
Death is an expensive proposition. The economics of life do not end with death, and putting the deceased to rest carries (often-unexpected) funerary expenses for cremations, funerals, burials, and/or memorials. In 2019, ...