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New York Obtains Jurisdiction over Non-U.S. Jurisdiction/Cook Island Trustee
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Marc J. Soss

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... Read More

Non-Resident Decedents with Florida Property
Posted on 4 May 2010 by Dean Hanewinckel

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... Read More

New York Obtains Jurisdiction over Non-U.S. Jurisdiction/Cook Island Trustee
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Marc J. Soss

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... Read More

Ohio Probate Jurisdiction over Non-Resident Decedent’s Car Dependent on Where Decedent Domiciled upon Death
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Estate and Elder Law Community Staff

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... Read More

Partition Actions In The Supreme Court
Posted on 5 Apr 2010 by Hon. C. Raymond Radigan

The Surrogates' 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... Read More