Possible Indicators of Incapacity, Undue Influence and
to persons (caregivers, service providers, friends) who are not the natural
objects of the client's bounty
□ Gifts to
anyone that are so large, given the size and nature of the client's estate, as...
By Thomas Richard Stasi*
*J.D. Candidate 2012, University of Michigan Law School; B.A. 2009, Duke University. Contributing Editor, University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Volume 45.
Excerpt from Reform That Understands Our Seniors: How Interdisciplinary Services Can Help Solve the Capacity...
By Genevieve M. Moore , Morrison & Foerster
It is more and
more common for individuals to use a revocable trust instead of a Will as their
primary estate planning document, particularly in California where we practice. Although there is an up-front cost to
establishing the trust and transferring...
Becoming incapacitated and unable to manage one's own affairs is an unnerving prospect. Having the court appoint a guardian for you adds insult to injury. No one wants the state mucking around in his personal affairs and finances. There's yet another reason to be wary of court-ordered guardianship...