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How to Contest a Trust From Home

Today’s technologies have made contesting a trust easier than you think. We have substantial experience working with remote clients who never physically come into our offices, provide hard-copy documents, and physically never go to court, yet we’ve been able to help them obtain their rightful inheritance and trust distributions. Whatever challenge you may be facing …

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Florida Expands “Slayer Statute” to Disinherit Those Convicted of Abuse, Neglect, Exploitation, or Aggravated Manslaughter of an Elderly Person or Disabled Adult

By Giovanna (Gia) Abreu O’Connor — Recent changes to Florida law have expanded protections for elderly persons and disabled adults by creating disinheritance penalties for abuse, neglect, exploitation, or aggravated manslaughter of our most vulnerable.  Florida Statutes §733.303 was amended to prohibit persons convicted of abuse, neglect, exploitation, or aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person …

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RMO LLP Bolsters Probate Litigation Bench with Four New Hires

LOS ANGELES – September 7, 2021 –  Maintaining its successful pattern of recruiting leading talent, probate litigation firm RMO LLP announced today that it has added four professionals to the team.  Lauren Moritz has joined the firm’s Los Angeles office, Phillip Szachowicz its San Diego office, and Meghan Glaspy and Janette Dockstader the Orange County office. “We are very excited …

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What Happens to an Irrevocable Trust When the Grantor Dies?

A trust is nothing more than a contract, a legal agreement where one party (the “trustee”) agrees to hold the legal title to assets and manage them for the benefit of others (the “beneficiaries”). Some trusts are “revocable,” which means that the trustmaker (sometimes called the “grantor,” “creator” or “settlor”) can modify or revoke the …

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How Long Does a Trustee Have to Distribute Trust Assets?

According to California Probate Code §16000, a trustee must administer the trust according to the terms of the trust instrument, including any asset distribution plan set forth in the trust document. Because there are many types of trusts and innumerable trust agreements the timeframe will depend on the distribution scheme set forth in the trust …

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Scott Rahn Discusses Britney Spears Conservatorship on NBC News

July 13, 2021 | NBC News | by Doha Madani [excerpt] — Britney Spears’ recent court testimony might have put her previous mental health evaluations under a cloud of mistrust, but her allegations of abuse are unlikely to help her gain independence without further psychological scrutiny. To read the full article, visit NBCnews.com Despite concerns …

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RMO LLP’s Scott Rahn and Matthew Baker Named Top Litigators in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, July 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Probate and trust estate litigation law firm RMO LLP announced today that Founding and Co-Managing Partner Scott Rahn, and Partner Matthew Baker have been recognized for their accomplishments as leading attorneys within the Los Angeles business community and named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual list “2021 …

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