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Hirchert Family Trust v. Johnee Ann Alle Hirchert (District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fifth District, June 17, 2011)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2011

The District Court of Appeal of Florida upheld an exception to the Florida homestead exemption in a case where a trusteedeceased husband of the defendant breached his fiduciary duty as trustee in California, and the defendant later used the proceeds resulting from this breach to purchase real property in Florida.


New York Court of Appeals finds that legal fees incurred by fiduciaries in the defense of actions related to an estate or trust are to be equitably allocated among beneficiaries
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

In Matter of Hyde, 2010 NY Slip Op 05676 (June 29, 2010), the New York Court of Appeals held that New York Surrogate's Court Procedure Act ("SCPA") Section 2110 "grants the trial court discretion to allocate responsibility for payment of a fiduciary's attorney's fees for which the estate is obligated to pay either from the estate as a whole or from shares of individual estate beneficiaries."


Andrew M Katzenstein
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Albert W Gortz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP


Henry J. Leibowitz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

George D Karibjanian
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

David Pratt
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Mitchell M Gaswirth
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Elaine Bucher
  • Proskauer Rose LLP