Rubin on Probate Litigation

Jenna Rubin writes about the case of Vigliani v. Bank of America, which asked the trial court to consider whether a decedent’s revocable trust required a Family Trust to be funded with $3.5 million (exemption amount in 2009), $5 million (the exemption amount in 2010), or some other amount.… Continue reading

Update on ABLE Accounts in Maryland

Pessin Katz Law P.A. has made available their thoughts on ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience) accounts in Maryland, which provides benefits for the parents of special needs children.

The article beings as follows:

PK Law previously reported on the advent of ABLE (“Achieving a Better Life Experience”) accounts (the

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Probate Lending by David Horton

David Horton and Andrea Chandrasekher has made available for download their article, “Probate Lending,” published in the Yale Law Journal, Vol. 126.

The Abstract begins as follows:

One of the most controversial trends in American civil justice is litigation lending: corporations paying plaintiffs a lump sum in return for a

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