Southpac is a trust company that operates in several Non-U.S. jurisdictions, including the Cook Islands and Nevis (both have aggressive asset protection laws that seek to attract international asset protection trusts). Most individuals seeking non-U.S...
When a resident of another state dies owning real estate
in Florida, proceedings are necessary in Florida to transfer the
property. Even if a personal representative has been appointed in the decedent's
home state, neither that person nor the home...
Robert M. Luoma (Mr.
Luoma), a resident of Massachusetts, was survived by his three sons: Jonathan,
of Maine, Matthew, of California, and Robert, of Ohio. Following Mr. Luoma's
death, the brothers agreed Robert should drive Mr. Luoma's 1998 Toyota...
Courts should have jurisdiction over partition proceedings where a decedent's
estate is involved. While many courts
hold that the Surrogates' Courts only have jurisdiction over a limited
procedural aspect of a partition...