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Maybe it's the season, but I have gotten a lot of calls recently about will contests. A will contest usually happens when your heirs are surprised by what your will says, or by what you have left when you go to the great beyond. I have represented...
By John G. Farinacci, Esq.
In New York Surrogate’s Court litigation, there are many unique discovery devices that would be foreign to an attorney that litigates primarily in State Supreme Court. An SCPA 2103 discovery proceeding is one example...
Mediator Alexander Polsky of JAMS spoke to an audience
gathered for HB Litigation Conferences May 19 program on Medicare, Medicaid
& SCHIP in Torts, during a session titled "Litigation Management &
Case Resolution Under the New Medicare Guidelines...
By Jennifer F. Hillman, Esq.
In the past, I have written about the additional disclosures necessary when the nominated executor under a will is also the attorney-drafter (or an employee of that attorney). [i] If an attorney-executor fails to comply...
The Hon. Clifton Newman of the South Carolina Circuit
Court spoke on the session titled "Litigation Management & Case
Resolution Under the New Medicare Guidelines" during HB Litigation
Conferences' May 19, 2010, program on Medicare,...
By Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that a state ban on same sex marriage is unconstitutional, in violation of the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The landmark ruling in the combined cases...
The Second Circuit has held that a putative class of ERISA plaintiffs was not required to exhaust a plan's administrative remedies prior to filing claims for a redetermination of future retirement benefits and alleged irregularities in plan amendments...