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Blog: Trust Contest

Updated: 10.12.2023
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California Prudent Investor Rule for Trustees in Litigation

The California Prudent Investor Rule is a critical legal standard that governs the conduct of trustees in managing trust assets. This rule, which is...
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Updated: 04.18.2023
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Will vs. Trust in California: What to Choose in 2022

How do you compare a living trust vs. a will in California? Wills and trusts both allow you to dispose of your property to beneficiaries. Beyond...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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Online Estate Planning Programs

For many young parents this scenario is familiar: You and your spouse are flying across the country for some family event-a wedding, the death of a...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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Exclusion of Expert Report That Exceeds Scope of Evidence Code §730 Appointment

This article discusses three ways to attack the report of an Evidence Code §730 expert when the expert’s report goes beyond the scope of the...
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Updated: 10.12.2023
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Guidance to Trustees: How to Distribute Trust Assets to Beneficiaries in California?

Many people mistakenly believe that the transfer of trust assets is simple and automatic. This misconception often results in disappointment when...
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Updated: 10.28.2020
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The 8 Stages of California Trust & Estate Litigation: Trial

Although most trust, estate, and elder abuse cases eventually settle, we prepare each case as if it will go to trial. All of the stages previously...
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Updated: 05.03.2022
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The 8 Stages of California Trust & Estate Litigation: Expert Witness Depositions

Expert witness depositions are part of the discovery stage of litigation, but they deserve special attention due to their high cost and particular...
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