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Kummer v. Donak, 282 Va. 301 (2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

Justine Critzer died intestate in 2006


In the Matter of Trust for Grandchildren of Wilbert L. and Genevieve W. Gore, 2010Del. Ch. LEXIS 188 (September 1, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

In 1972, Wilbert and Genevieve Gore established the Pokeberry Trust for the benefit of their grandchildren


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
  • USA
  • 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


Claude Arnall v. Dawn Arnall, 2011 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 366 (January 19, 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

Roland Arnall died on March 17, 2008, leaving a trust with his wife, Dawn, as trustee


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


Patterson v. Patterson, 2011 Utah Lexis 148 (November 1, 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • 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


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


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


Maretta v. Hillman, 283 Va. 34 (January 13, 2012)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

In 1996, Warren Hillman named Judy Maretta, his wife at the time, as the beneficiary of a Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) policy


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