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Probate and Trust Litigation Year in Review


Date: Monday, January 31, 2022
MCLE Registration: 1:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Virtual Program: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
MCLE: 1 Hour Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Specialization Credit
Speaker: Steven P. Braccini, Partner, Sheppard Mullin

Annual Review of the Probate and Trust Appellate Decisions

Review of 2021 case law, including:

  • Keading v. Keading, holding that Probate Code §859 authorizes an award of “double damages” for financial abuse without a separate finding of bad faith
  • Breslin v. Breslin, holding that the Court has the power under Probate Code §17206 to order parties to mediation
  • Dunlap v. Mayer, holding that a court may not dismiss a petition under Probate Code §17206 where contested issues of fact exist

Additional details and registration can be found here.


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