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Recent cases of interest to fiduciaries: Part 7 Trustee liability for investment losses (Part two)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2011

Patricia Gallagher is the settlor and a beneficiary of a charitable remainder trust created on June 8, 2001, with Keybank as trustee


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


Emil Peter III, v. Hon Susan Schultz Gibson, 2010 Ky. LEXIS 297 (December 16, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

In 1983, Emil Peter IV’s grandmother bequeathed to him all of the benefits due under her employee pension plan, which initially totaled $86,409.46


Claude Arnall v. Dawn Arnall, 2010 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 9218 (November 19, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

Claude Arnall filed two identical safe harbor applications under section 21320 of the California Probate Code, one with respect to a trust and one with respect to the will of his brother the decedent, Roland Arnall, based on an alleged partially performed oral contract


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


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


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


James Munn v. Michael D. Briggs et al., 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 860 (June 10, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2011

In 1983, Janell Munn executed a will exercising a testamentary power of appointment over a trust created by her late husband


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