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Whalen: Go Back To The Future To Fight Fraud With Equity Receivers
It is an unfortunate reality that as people get older, they become more and more susceptible to influence, abuse, and neglect. In fact, California has recognized that its elders are a disadvantaged class, that the cases of...more
This week we reopen our Damages series with a thirteenth installment to discuss the availability of sentimental value damages for the loss of items of personal property. We examine both the general rule that such damages are...more
This week's article focuses upon the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Pistalo v. Progressive in which the court held that a bad faith claim against an insurance company could progress even though the policy holder had...more
The Problem: So often a family member or friend is told by a Decedent that he will inherit some or all of an estate. The Decedent truly has that intention, but as he or she ages and becomes weak of mind, the Decedent is...more
About one-third of all Americans—through birth, divorce, and remarriage—are part of a stepfamily. But many of the laws governing familial relationships have lagged far behind this reality.
A good example...more
Asset Protection, Are Your Children A Lawsuit Exposure?
We all like to think our kids are better behaved, smarter, and more sensible than the ones we see in the news or read about, but their exposures are unpredictable and...more
Individuals who become disabled as a result of an accident may receive a monetary award as part of a legal settlement of the case. If this happens, it is important that the individual, prior to finalizing the settlement,...more
PETITION TO DETERMINE VALIDITY OF PURPORTED TRUST AMENDMENT; SUSPEND AND REMOVE CO-TRUSTEES AND APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE; FOR OTHER RELIEF FOR BREACH OF TRUST; FOR AN ACCOUNTING; FOR INSTRUCTIONS [PROBATE CODE...more
Las Vegas Traffic Safety Motorcycle Injurys
Diego Corrale was killed on his motorcycle. He was involved in a fatal crash according to a report from boxing promoter Gary Shaw on May 7, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada....more
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