Category Archives: Estate Litigation Newsletter

California Probate and Trust Legal Summary Spring 2013

Catanese & Wells, a Law Corporation provides a quarterly newsletter to the California probate and trust professional community including lawyers, accountants, professional fiduciaries and insurance providers. www.cataneselaw.com. This issue of the Probate and Trust Legal Summary identifies some general rules and areas of interest related to wills and their enforcement. Production of the Will and…
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California Probate and Trust Legal Summary Winter 2013

Catanese & Wells, a Law Corporation provides a quarterly newsletter to the California probate and trust professional community including lawyers, accountants, professional fiduciaries and insurance providers. www.cataneselaw.com. This issue discusses general legal questions regarding California's conservatorship law and the right to attorneys' fees by those who petition the court for appointment of a conservator over…
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California Probate and Trust Legal Summary Fall 2012

Catanese & Wells, a Law Corporation, provides a quarterly newsletter to the California probate and trust professional community including lawyers, accountants, professional fiduciaries and insurance providers. www.cataneselaw.com. This issue addresses "breach of trust" claims against trustees. Generally, a breach of trust is a violation by the trustee of any duty owed by the trustee to…
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Privacy Rights in the Estate Context

The law in California affords a right of privacy to the wishes of someone who during life has prepared or is in the process of preparing a will, trust or other estate document. So, a person who believes they are listed as a beneficiary in a will or trust or other bequeathing document has no…
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