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May a vindicated trustee be reimbursed personally from the trust estate even for those defense costs that were covered by his...

by Charles E. Rounds, Jr. on

As to whether the vindicated trustee’s claim against the trust estate for defense counsel’s fees should be offset by payments made to defense counsel by the trustee’s personal liability insurance carrier, at least one court...more

Appellate Court Notes

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Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19688 - State v. Lee - Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC38222 - Robinson v. Robinson - Only alimony paid by a non-party / former spouse it taken into...more

Appellate Court Notes

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Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC36726 - Schull v. Schull - Trial court properly refused to hold ex-husband in contempt for not paying 50 percent of child’s surgery per the original decree. The Trial...more

Appellate Court Notes

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Supreme Court Advance Release Opinions: SC19474 - State v. Roman - Appellate Court Advance Release Opinions: AC37107 - NRT New England, LLC v. Jones - Plaintiff broker entered into an exclusive buyer’s...more

Appellate Court Notes

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SC19123 - Parisi v. Parisi - [THE WORDING ON PAYMENT METHOD MATTERS] A matrimonial decision was issued today where the Court declined to hold a spouse in contempt for not complying with a (pre-nup) contract provision...more

Finding of Implied Waiver of Fees Contained in Marital Settlement Agreement Trumps Fee Claims

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

In Marriage of Guilardi, 2011 DJDAR 16245 (2011), the California Court of Appeal for the Sixth Appellate District decided a fee petition related to so called pendente lite attorney fees. The fees were generated from the...more

Are You Being Sued by Midland Funding, LLC? Why You Should Fight Lawsuits by Debt Buying Companies.

by John Skiba on

If you are being sued by Midland Funding, LLC here in Arizona you are not alone. Recently I have seen an increase in the number of clients coming in with lawsuits by Midland Funding and other debt buyers. What is a debt...more

Boyfriend's Promises To Support Ex-Girlfriend After Break-up Are Not Binding

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The promises of an executive to support his girlfriend if they ever broke up are unenforceable. The girlfriend is not entitled to “equitable distribution” of the assets acquired during the relationship. Justice Ellen...more

Girlfriend of Married Man Pays for Alienation of Affection

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“A spurned wife in North Carolina has made her husband’s mistress pay for ruining their marriage — literally — by suing her successfully for $9 million.” In most states, including New York, the adulterous lovers of married...more

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