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Probate and Fiduciary Litigation Committee

Probate and Fiduciary Litigation Committee

Mission

This committee reviews developments related to estate and trust litigation, including will contests, surcharge litigation, contested guardianships and conservatorships and alternative dispute resolution. It studies selected issues, such as the right to a jury trial and the availability of punitive damages. The committee also analyzes specific evidentiary questions (for example, attorney-client relationships, attorney-work product and ethical and conflict of interest issues in the field). The committee publishes information for Section members on these topics, and participates in or sponsors Section CLE programs.

Programs, Meetings and Events

Committee Events

Fiduciary Litigation Series – A Three Part Series

October 3, 2017 - February 6, 2018

Fiduciary

Fiduciary Litigation Series – A Three Part Series
October 3 | December 5 | February 6


Given the tax proposals currently circulating, many practitioners have expressed concern about a potential decline in the volume of planning and drafting work and are seeking ways to expand their practices into other areas, including estate and trust litigation. This three part CLE program will present a broad-strokes portrait of the various types of estate and trust litigation, presented by experienced practitioners (many of whom started their own practices from scratch), and is sure to be informative.
 
Section Events

LISTSERV Communication

In order to send a message to the listserve, send the message as an email to the address below. You must be a member of the Committee to use the listserve.

RPTE-PROBATEFIDUCIARY@mail.americanbar.org

In order to access the listserve archive, please click here. Please note that you will need to create a new password, separate from your regular ABA password, in order to use this archive.


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Leadership

Vice-Chairs:

Dibble, Melissa
Ebner, Daniel
Forman, Peter

Committee Roster  

Modified by Adam Bielawski on September 8, 2017

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