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Necessary and Indispensable Parties in Trust Lawsuits: Second District Clarifies Rule in Trust Probate Dispute
Who is a Necessary Party?
The term “necessary party” has been defined in a variety of ways, but generally most litigators will agree that a “necessary party”
Washington joins other states in growing trend
The doctrine of de facto trustee is gaining popularity in its recognition by state court’s and trust and estate jurisprudence. A person is a de facto trustee where the person (1) assumed the office
What is the legal duty of a fiduciary?
The answer from Justice Cardozo is still quoted today: “A trustee is held to something stricter than the morals of the market place. Not honesty alone, but the punctillo of an honor
Trust Language Isn’t Set in Stone — Should the Nurse Get the Apartment? Maybe. The Trustee Has Standing to Argue She Should Via Reforming the Language of the Trust.
Cecilia Reid was Edgar Sonder’s nurse for several years. Being a responsible