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Trust and Estate Litigation: Forcing the Removal of a Personal Representative or Trustee

Washington State Litigation Lawyer J Patrick Diener | 5/25/2022
A personal representative or administrator of an estate stands in the shoes of the deceased person for the express purpose of wrapping up their worldly affairs.  The trustee of a trust is responsible for maintaining the property in the trust in a way that maximizes the benefit received by the beneficiaries of that trust.  In… Read More

Trust Establishment and Litigation

Washington State Litigation Lawyer Babak Shamsi | 2/14/2022
The trust is one of the most popular tools in estate planning.  Generally speaking, a trustor (also sometimes known as a settlor or grantor) establishes a trust for the benefit of one or more beneficiaries (the parties benefitted by the trust).  A trustee (who controls the trust property) then administers the trust for the benefit of those… Read More