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In probate actions, a party has standing to challenge the probate of a will or a lifetime transfer of assets because of undue influence, if he or she is a beneficiary, either testate or intestate

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November 18, 2014 at 10:13 am

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An executor’s obligations

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July 9, 2014 at 12:50 pm

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Where parties enjoy a relationship in which confidence is naturally inspired or reasonably exists, the person who has gained an advantage due to that confidence has the burden of proving that no undue influence was used to gain that advantage

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June 11, 2014 at 2:24 pm

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When an executor or trustee commits the pernicious tort of undue influence, it should result in an award of all reasonable counsel fees and costs

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June 11, 2014 at 2:21 pm

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Estate attorneys who wrongfully drive up litigation costs may be held liable to the beneficiaries of the estate

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May 9, 2014 at 5:00 pm

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The attorney representing the executrix has a duty to conserve the assets of the estate for the heirs

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May 9, 2014 at 8:34 am

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Not all influence is “undue” influence

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May 1, 2014 at 7:30 am

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A stated intention to leave property to a child does not constitute an enforceable contract

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October 3, 2013 at 4:15 pm

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In the absence of directions to the contrary, taxes shall be apportioned to transferees in proportion to the assets they received

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September 16, 2013 at 6:35 am

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Actions to set aside orders granting probate or letters of appointment, such as letters of administration

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September 13, 2013 at 8:29 am

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