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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


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


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


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


Joshua Lickter et al. v. Maggie Lickter, 2010 Cal. App. LEXIS 1849 (October 27, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Lois Lickter died in August 2007, leaving a trust that provided for the distribution of $10,000 distributable to her grandsons, Joshua and Jezra, and the entire residue distributable to her son, Robert


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


In Re Estate of Helen Bandemer, George Bandemer and Marvin Bandemer v. Martin Bandemer and Normal Bandemer, 2010 Mich. App. LEXIS 1922 (October 12, 2010)
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

In May 2002, Helen Bandemer created a will giving her estate equally to her four sons, George, Marvin, Martin, and Norman


Klingelhoefer v. Monif, et al., 2012 Neb. App. Lexis 5 (January 17, 2012).
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2012

Constance K. Klingelhoefer created a revocable trust and a limited liability company, transferred Nebraska farmland to the LLC, and then gifted a minority interest in the LLC to each of her eleven children


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


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