Trusts & Estates

White-Collar Crime

Disbarred lawyer gets 30 days after pleading no contest to theft of blind client’s $400K inheritance

Trusts & Estates

Widow says Apple wanted death certificate, will and court order to reveal spouse’s password

Trusts & Estates

SCOTUS same-sex marriage ruling did not make commitment ceremonies marriages, state court says

Trusts & Estates

Court was right to nix $12M will payout to drafting lawyer but should have resurrected prior bequest

Trusts & Estates

Billionaire donors nix $20M gift after judge rules that college can’t be renamed

Trusts & Estates

Probate of ordinary man’s estate is detailed in novella-like New York Times story

Law Firms

Day Pitney to open in Florida by merging with small trusts and estates firm

Trusts & Estates

Is will bequeathing millions to the attorney who wrote it valid? That depends, says court

Criminal Justice

Rule that forgives the dead allows convicted lawyer’s family to claw back forfeited cash, judge says

Animal Law

Did owner want dog’s $140K yearly bills paid by estate? Animal groups growl over lack of trust money

White-Collar Crime

Indicted estate planning lawyer to take plea; victims say she stole millions

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 48 months for defrauding estate of $2.3M

Trials & Litigation

Estate of heiress who left hundreds of millions loses $4M legal battle with NYC hospital

Evidence

Lawyer’s double-murder trial delayed over use of subpoena rather than warrant for cellphone search

Opening Statements

Delaware leads the way in adopting legislation allowing estate executors access to online accounts

Trials & Litigation

Warring parties in Robin Williams estate case make progress, with mediator’s help

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of stealing $1.8M from estate bequeathed to Connecticut town

Trials & Litigation

Donald Sterling’s wife wins another round: Judge says ex-companion must return $2.6M to family trust

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer whose family was to get $14M from client’s estate: Ethical issue shouldn’t invalidate will

Trials & Litigation

Stop efforts to close Sweet Briar, lawsuits by county attorney and alumna urge Virginia court