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Recent cases of interest to fiduciaries
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2014

Norma Beck died in 1984. Her will created six trusts, one for each of six grandchildren. Gordon Mueller was named as trustee of each trust. Mueller


Recent cases of interest to fiduciaries
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

Keith Wellin created an irrevocable trust under South Dakota law for the benefit of his three children and designated Lester Schwartz as the Trust


Estate of Campana v. Comerica Bank & Trust, N.A., 2012 U.S. Dist. Lexis 1490 (N.D. W. Va. 2012)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Arbitration clause in agreement between investment advisor and trustees bars trust beneficiary’s suit against investment advisor


Portico Management Group, LLC v. Harrison, 202 Cal. App. 4th 464 (Cal. App. 3d Dist. 2011).
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

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


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


Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Estate of Ruth Elaine Mansfield, 281 Neb. 693 (2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Trustee did not abuse its discretion by decision to not pay expenses of beneficiary’s final illness where estate assets sufficient


In the Matter of the Accounting by Frieda Tydings, As Trustee of the Ricki Singer Grantor Trust, 2011 NY Slip Op 51177U (Bronx County Surrogate’s Court, June 28, 2011)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Surcharge of individual trustee for making interest-free loans to family members and giving trust profits to family-owned business in which trustee held an interest


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


Keith v. Lulofs, 2012 Va. Lexis 82 (Va. Apr. 20, 2012)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

Arvid and Lucy Keith were married in 1972


Maryland enacts new and modified trust code
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2014

Recently, Maryland joined more than 25 other states and the District of Columbia in enacting its version of the Uniform Trust Code (UTC). The