Category Archives: Estate Litigation

Windsor Argument Today at Supreme Court is about Estate Tax

I am taking a break from my series of posts on the Basics of Probate Administration in the District of Columbia to address current events before the Supreme Court that could have wide ranging impact on estate planning. I mentioned … Continue reading

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Trustee Part VI…Having Co-Trustees Might Not be a Great Idea

For the last several posts on the Trustee, I have been teasing out why it might not be advisable to appoint or name co-Trustees to your trust, and more importantly, successor co-Trustees once you have passed away. The last several … Continue reading

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The Basics of Virginia Probate Administration…Part X: Estate Litigation

This is my tenth, and last, post on my continuing series describing the Virginia Probate Administration and concerns estate litigation.  You can read previous posts on this series including Part I: introduction to probate (here), Part II: qualifying to be … Continue reading

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