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Tag: will

12
06 '17

The Limited Effectiveness of “No Contest” Clauses in California Trust & Estate Litigation

A “no contest clause,” according to California Probate Code section 21310(c), is “a provision in an otherwise valid instrument that, if enforced, would penalize a beneficiary for filing a pleading...
29
03 '17

Three Ways to Get Disinherited

As trust and estate litigation attorneys, we have been involved in many will and trust contests in which parents have disinherited one or more of their children. As estate planners,...
13
11 '16

My Inheritance Was Adeemed! (Or What Happens When Your Dad Leaves You His House, But Sells It Before He Dies)

In plain language, ademption is what occurs in the situation described in the title of this article: A will leaves a particular piece of real or personal property (e.g., a...