Probate and Trust Litigation Year in Review

Presented by the Probate Litigation Subcommittee of the Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section

Probate and Trust Litigation Year in Review

Date Tuesday, January 5, 2021
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. 
MCLE 1 Hour Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Specialization Law


Steven P. Braccini
Partner, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton

Annual Review of the Probate and Trust Appellate Decisions

Review of 2020 case law, including:

  • Barefoot v Jennings California Supreme Court holding regarding standing under Probate Code section 17200
  • Donkin v Donkin provides for appearance by unrepresented Trustee
  • Estate of Ashlock requires return of property plus double damages under Probate Code 850
  • Wilkin v Nelson provides clear and convincing extrinsic evidence can reform an otherwise unambiguous will
  • Roth v Jelley on notice to contingent future beneficiaries

Section Chairs

Alicia Gámez, Law Office of Alicia M. Gámez
James Patrick Lamping, Law Office of James P. Lamping
Howard Slavitt, Coblentz, Patch, Duffy &Bass

For a printable flyer, click here.

Event Code: G210501


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1/5/2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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