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Nederlander, et al. v. Papiano, 2012 Cal. App. unpub. Lexis 1717 (March 6, 2012)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

Lawyer serving as trustee surcharged for distributing assets pursuant to trust amendments that affected partial revocation requiring consent of co-trustees, and double damages awarded for bad faith in allowing amendments in order to extract payment of lawyer’s fees out of the trust assets

Estate tax changes past, present and future - May 2014

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2014

This outline is a selective and evolving review of the history of the modern federal estate tax. It originated during the attempts to repeal the

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

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

French v. Wachovia Bank, N.A., 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 72808 (E.D. Wisconsin 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2012

Corporate trustee did not breach its duties by exchanging insurance policies for new policies obtained through its affiliate

Recent cases of interest to fiduciaries: Part 6 trustee liability for investment losses (part one)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2011

Gloria Figel established a trust for the benefit of her son, Terry, and grandson, Spencer, with Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. as trustee

“Top ten” estate planning and estate tax developments of 2013

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 20 2013

The fact-specific nature of litigation over the gift and estate tax value of interests in family limited partnerships (FLPs) and LLCs continues to

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
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Obergefell adds new dimension to Windsor, Perry decisions for same-sex couples

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2013

A reported decision from Ohio last week (Obergefell v. Kasich, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102077 (S.D. Ohio July 22, 2013)) sets the stage for the

Derringer v. Emerson, 435 Fed. Appx. 4 (D.C. Cir. 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

Richard Solem created a revocable trust for the benefit, after his death, of his daughters and a charitable foundation

2006 Frank Calandra, Jr. Irrevocable Trust v. Signature Bank Corp., 816 F. Supp. 2d 222 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)

  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

Bank holding trust accounts not liable for trustee’s breach of trust