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Pantazis v. Fidrych

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 30 2008

In the recently-reported decision in Pantazis v. Fidrych, Case No. 02-CV-0919, 2008 Mass. Super. LEXIS 386 (Worcester Super. Ct. Nov. 7 2008), the Superior Court addresses, among other things, its authority to remove a trustee

Trust & estate litigation - 24 November 2010

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 24 2010

Case law relating to trusts and estates is constantly evolving

Agreement for “direct use immunity” did not preclude federal prosecutors from sharing defendant’s incriminating proffer statements with foreign (or state) authorities

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • France, USA
  • -
  • June 23 2009

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that a criminal defendant’s agreement with federal prosecutors not to use against him any statements made by him during proffer sessions did not bar the U.S. Attorney’s Office from sharing his incriminating statements with authorities in France who then used the statements against him in French criminal proceedings

New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 13 2013

In a business-friendly decision, Perez v. Professionally Green, LLC, 214 N.J. ___ (2013), a unanimous New Jersey Supreme Court held yesterday that a

Gillespie v. Gillespie

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

First, in Gillespie v. Gillespie, Case No. 09-P-2174, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 156 (Feb. 7, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed claims for tortious interference with expectancy of a gift and wrongful death by suicide

New Year's resolution -- make sure your estate plan reflects your wishes

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2013

With the start of a new year and the enactment of a new federal law that will affect estate planning in a variety of ways, now is the time to review

Berkowitz v. Berkowitz

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2012

In Berkowitz v. Berkowitz, Civil Action No. 11-10483-DJC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 31487 (D. Mass. March 9, 2012), the U.S. District Court denied a motion to dismiss a complaint alleging breach of an oral trust

"It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed."

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2012

The Hyde Amendment gives criminal defendants the chance to win attorney's fees and costs when "the court finds that the position of the United States was vexatious, frivolous, or in bad faith."

Employer's law blog - court orders production of notes prepared by plaintiff, not on request from counsel

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that handwritten notes prepared by a plaintiff before she met with her attorney are not protected by the attorney-client privilege and must be produced in discovery, where the notes were not prepared at the attorney’s direction or under his supervision

Lifting the veil of secrecy

  • Day Pitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder wrote the chair of the Advisory Committee on the Criminal Rules, recommending an amendment to Rule 6(e), which governs the secrecy of grand-jury materials