David B. West

Dykema Gossett PLLC

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It’s the Trustee’s Burden: Can It Be Delegated?

USA - February 20 2020 You are the local banker. An elderly husband and wife have been long-standing customers of your bank. They have a modest estate and have set up a…

Accessing and Protecting Digital Assets: Fiduciary Duties in a Digital World

USA - February 28 2019 Executors have a duty to gather all of the assets of the decedent’s estate and prepare an inventory of the assets and debts. In days of old, this…

Avoid Probate Court: Head to Your Bank Instead

USA - October 4 2018 There has been a growing trend among individuals and even estate planners to avoid having to go to the probate court. Even for those people who need…

Recovering Data Breach Losses from Non-Contractual Parties

USA - July 25 2018 When a data breach occurs, the guilty party—a fraudster or criminal syndicate— is often nowhere to be found. Who bears the loss from a breach…

Texas Supreme Court Holds: No Cause of Action for Interference With Inheritance Rights

USA - June 25 2018 On June 22, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of Texas settled a conflict in appellate court rulings by holding there is no cause of action…