Los Angeles Probate & Estate Litigation Blog

Feb 18, 2020

What steps can you take if you are left out of a will?

The death of a loved one can be incredibly sad and, in some cases, a traumatic experience. However, that pain can be magnified if you discover you were left out of a will, whether you assumed or were told that you would be included. To…

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Feb 17, 2020

Removing a trustee from the family trust: What you should know

Tensions sometimes develop between the beneficiaries of a family trust and the trustee. When those tensions escalate, the beneficiaries may decide that it’s time to see if the trustee can be removed. Where can you start? Here are some suggestions: Get an order to comply: If…

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Feb 14, 2020

Undue influence: A question of power dynamics

One common reason for estate disputes is the allegation from one heir or beneficiary that someone else used undue influence on the testator and therefore convinced that person to write their will in a way that benefited someone unfairly or against the testator’s real wishes.…

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Aug 19, 2019

Welcome To Our Blog

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to regularly provide posts highlighting legal issues of local, state and national interest that we think you will find interesting. Check back later for updates. 

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