The Trust Being a Multi-Party Relationship, Whom Legal Counsel Represents Can Get Complicated

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The trust being a multi-party relationship, it is not always that easy to discern at any given time whom legal counsel is representing, or should be representing, in matters relating to the trust’s creation and administration. Charles E. Rounds, Jr. explains in Section 8.8 of Loring and Rounds: A Trustee’s Handbook (2013). The section is reprinted in its entirety below.

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Topics:  Attorney-Client Privilege, Beneficiaries, Trustees, Trusts

Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Professional Practice Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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Charles E. Rounds, Jr.
Suffolk University Law School

Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School. Tenure granted: 1990. Author: Loring and... View Profile »


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