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Signs That a Trustee Has Breached Fiduciary Duty

When a trust is given to a trustee, the trustee has agreed to manage the trust’s assets on behalf of the beneficiaries and must handle all trust assets by the terms dictated in the trust. If a trustee knowingly or unknowingly mismanages the trust’s assets and does not follow the terms described in the trust,…

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What Do You Do if There is a Dispute Surrounding a Will?

An estate dispute can be an immensely stressful experience for all involved. This is compounded by the fact that such disputes can be complex in nature, and many individuals that do not practice law are unsure of the steps that will need to occur if an estate dispute arises. Luckily, experts well versed in estate…

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The 5 Most Common Reasons for Will Contests In Los Angeles, California

During estate planning, many do not expect their Last Will and Testament to ever be contested. A will is widely recognized as a legally binding and permanent document that’s conditions will be met after an individual’s passing. However, each year between 0.5%-3% of wills are contested within the United States, alone. To avoid your will being contested, it is essential to understand the various ways people…

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Aggressive Trust and Estate Litigation Attorneys can help Clients Settle Sudden Civil Matters

Some legal proceedings are more delicate than others. Matters dealing with an inheritance and surviving family members rank near the top of that list. While the will of a deceased person is generally the final say on their last wishes, it’s possible to contest the orders within. This is when trust and estate litigation can…

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