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Scanlan v. Eisenberg, et al., 2012 U.S. App. Lexis 1112 (January 20, 2012)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Seventh Circuit reverses district court decision that discretionary beneficiary lacked standing to bring surcharge claim for $200 million in investment losses from investment concentration


Zagorski v. Kaleta (In re Estate of Michalak), 2010 Ill. App. LEXIS 869 (August 20, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2011

On November 6, 2006, Bozenna Michalak, an 83-year-old Polish immigrant, created a revocable trust and funded it with her home


Hood v. Todd
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2011

John Buffington died with a will leaving the residue of his estate to separate trusts for each of his living children or the issue of deceased children


In re Trust of Hrnicek, 2010 Neb. LEXIS 142 (December 3, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2011

Leo Hrnicek and his wife had six children


Sheryl Ragen v. Peter Veloz, 2010 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 7262 (September 13, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Sheila and Tom Veloz established a family trust in 1988 that they restated and amended in June 2001


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


Giraldin v. Giraldin, 2011 Cal. App. Lexis 1222 (September 26, 2011).
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

The California Court of Appeals applied the well-established principle that a trustee of a revocable trust only owes duties to the settlor so long as the settlor is living and competent, and as a result reverses a $5 million surcharge award against the trustee who facilitated the settlor’s $4 million dollar investment in the trustee’s failed company


Bowen v. Bowen, 2011 Utah App. Lexis 347 (October 14, 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

The Utah Court of Appeals affirms the trial court’s invalidation of a trust amendment where the amendment did not comply with the trust terms for a valid amendment


Beaudoin v. Davidson Trust Company, 2011 Idaho Lexis 138 (November 1, 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

The Idaho Supreme Court upheld dismissal of claims against a corporate trustee due to a lack of any fiduciary relationship owed to a contingent beneficiary after the interests of the actual beneficiaries had vested


Chabot v. Chabot, 2011 U.S. Dist. Lexis 131361 (Idaho 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

The Idaho federal court held that the probate exception to federal court jurisdiction applies to a trust that operates as a will substitute, but refused to apply the exception to dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction claims against a trustee for breach of fiduciary duties