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New Year's resolution -- make sure your estate plan reflects your wishes
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

With the start of a new year and the enactment of a new federal law that will affect estate planning in a variety of ways, now is the time to review


White collar roundup - October 2013
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in United States v. Vilar set off a spate of interest by ruling Morrison v. National Australia Bank


Rochalski v. Sklodowski
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

In Rochalski v. Sklodowski, Case No. 10-P-1750, 2012 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 12 (Jan. 6, 2012), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed the probate court's judgment voiding certain transactions on grounds of lack of capacity and undue influence


It's a bird! It's a plane! It's an attorney-client waiver opinion!
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Privileged documents produced in response to a grand-jury subpoena cannot be withheld in subsequent civil litigation (even litigation about Superman), according to this opinion from the Ninth Circuit


Employer's law blog - court orders production of notes prepared by plaintiff, not on request from counsel
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

The New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that handwritten notes prepared by a plaintiff before she met with her attorney are not protected by the attorney-client privilege and must be produced in discovery, where the notes were not prepared at the attorney’s direction or under his supervision


Sherman v. Shub
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2011

In Sherman v. Shub, Case No. SUCV2007-BLS1, 2011 Mass. Super. LEXIS 146 (Suffolk Super. Ct. June 16, 2011), a Superior Court decision that was issued in June but just recently reported, the Court entered summary judgment against the plaintiffs on their Chapter 93A claim against the defendant insurance advisers and attorneys relating to allegedly defective estate plans


The perils of consent
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2011

The Sixth Circuit held that a suspected marijuana grower's consent to a search of his residence for "other material or records pertaining to narcotics" allowed the police to search a thumb drive connected to his laptop, on which they found child pornography


McGeoghean v. McGeoghean
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2011

In McGeoghean v. McGeoghean, Case No. 10-P-407, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 936 (Aug. 3, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed the superior court's judgment in all respects


Gillespie v. Gillespie
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2011

First, in Gillespie v. Gillespie, Case No. 09-P-2174, 2011 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 156 (Feb. 7, 2011), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court addressed claims for tortious interference with expectancy of a gift and wrongful death by suicide


T&E litigation update: Coyne v. Nascimento
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2010

In Coyne v. Nascimento, Case No. 10-P-12, 2010 Mass. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1251 (Nov. 19, 2010), a decision issued pursuant to Rule 1:28, the Appeals Court affirmed summary judgment against the plaintiff on statute of limitations grounds