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Discovery Proceedings in Estate Administration

By Adam J. Gottlieb The duty of an executor includes marshaling, or obtaining control over, the estate's assets. In certain circumstances, the executor cannot get control over all estate assets because another person may have possession of an asset. If the executor believes that another person...

Hostility as a Basis to Deny Fiduciary Appointment

By: John G. Farinacci Estate disputes have been called "divorces of siblings." Although sibling disputes over their parent's estates are common, there are many other relationships that result in estate disputes as well. However, the point of the saying is well taken in that complex family...