Trusts & Estates

Trusts & Estates

New York lawyer charged for allegedly deceiving family over misplaced will

Obituaries

‘Obsessively frugal’ lawyer leaves $3.3M to Skid Row charities

Trials & Litigation

Family sues BigLaw firm, says ex-partner funneled $60M from its trusts

Advocacy

Chicago lawyer pieces together a missing couple’s story to obtain a court ruling that they died

Tort Law

Heir can sue herself for causing accident that killed her husband, Utah appeals court says

Social Media Law

Facebook will allow users to name ‘legacy contact’ in case of death

Trials & Litigation

Judge cuts $1.6M jury verdict for lawyer who said she was hounded by sheriff’s office to $300K

Trusts & Estates

Judge OKs use of funds from slain mom’s estate to pay lawyer in daughter’s Bali murder trial

Criminal Justice

Murder trial delayed for lawyer accused of using forged power of attorney as lethal weapon

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer must pay client’s estate $4.3M, including $2.6M penalty, judge rules

Legal Ethics

Suspension recommended for lawyer who blogged about probate corruption and lawyer ‘feeding frenzy’

Law Practice Management

How to curb the law firm exodus? Study looks at traits of those most likely to leave law practice

Trusts & Estates

Got valuable firearms? A gun trust can be a helpful estate-planning tool

Trusts & Estates

Lawsuit says former lawyer for Rosa Parks mishandled her estate

Verdicts & Settlements

US will pay Navajo Nation $554M to settle suit claiming mismanagement of resources

Trials & Litigation

Widow of author Tom Clancy battles lawyer over $6M in estate taxes

Trusts & Estates

Federal judge likens Anna Nicole Smith case to ‘Bleak House,’ says 20 years of litigation is enough

Trusts & Estates

Delaware is first state to adopt model law that says social media accounts can be inherited

Trials & Litigation

Chicago woman found dead in suitcase in Bali had received $840K in cruise line settlement

White Collar Crime

Disbarred NY lawyer admits embezzling $207K in trust funds