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Patterson v. Patterson, 2011 Utah Lexis 148 (November 1, 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 11 2012

The Utah Supreme Court reverses the trial court’s application of a common law limitation on amendment of trusts, and affirms a trust amendment by application of the Uniform Trust Code even though the issue was not properly raised in the trial court

Christopher Gene Fazzi v. Norma Jean Klein, 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 2112 (December 14, 2010)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2011

On January 29, 1987, Norma Jean Klein and her husband, Lloyd, created a joint revocable trust called the Klein Family Trust, and executed pour over wills

Recent cases of interest to fiduciaries: Part 7 Trustee liability for investment losses (Part two)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 18 2011

Patricia Gallagher is the settlor and a beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust created on June 8, 2001, with Keybank as trustee

Portico Management Group, LLC v. Harrison, 202 Cal. App. 4th 464 (Cal. App. 3d Dist. 2011).

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 21 2012

Trust assets not subject to arbitration award where award is not against co-trustees

John H. Meeks, Trustee v. Successor Trustee of the trusts under the will of Michael Holliday, 2010 Tenn. App. LEXIS 554 (July 28, 2010)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 3 2011

Michael Edward Holliday died on August 31, 2001 leaving a will that established a credit shelter trust and a martial trust for the benefit of his wife and children

In re Rstate of Brantman v. Brantman et al., 2011 Ill. App. Unpub. Lexis 3013 (December 2, 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 11 2012

The Illinois Court of Appeals blocked an attempt by a charitable trust beneficiary to bring claims to recover improper distributions to family members made by a former trustee, where the distributions to family members were made in breach of the former trustee’s fiduciary duties and while failing to make specific distributions to numerous charities

In Re Estate of Dorsey W. Rohrbaugh, 80 Va. Cir. 253 (Fairfax Circuit Court, March 31, 2010)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2011

Dorsey and Geanie Rohrbaugh were married in 1974

In Re: James Craig Guetersloh, 2010 Tex. App. LEXIS 8730 (November 1, 2010)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 13 2011

James Craig Guetersloh, who was not a lawyer, applied for writ of mandamus after a trial court refused to schedule a hearing on his motion to transfer venue of a suit he filed pro se to terminate a trust, in both his individual capacity and in his capacity as trustee of a trust

James Munn v. Michael D. Briggs et al., 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 860 (June 10, 2010)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 5 2011

In 1983, Janell Munn executed a will exercising a testamentary power of appointment over a trust created by her late husband

Hobbs et al. v. Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 999 (N.D. Mississippi, January 5, 2011); Hobbs et al. v. Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Co., 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 7168 (January 25, 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 21 2012

Court refuses to dismiss claim that trustee was negligent in failing to inform beneficiaries about GST taxes owed on trust distributions, but dismissed claims that trustee had a duty to modify the trust to avoid the taxes