Gifts and Charities Litigation

Most inheritance litigation involving claims of undue influence arise in the context of a will or trust contest, and most of those cases revolve around whether the primary beneficiary actively procured the contested instrument. Active procurement can be difficult to …

Jonathan Klick of the Florida State University College of Law and Robert H. Sitkoff of Harvard Law School just published an outstanding article entitled Agency Costs, Charitable Trusts, and Corporate Control: Evidence from Hershey’s Kiss-Off.  What this article does …

Julia v. Russo, — So.2d —-, 2008 WL 2596324 (Fla. 4th DCA Jul 02, 2008)

The 4th DCA reversed itself on an important point involving joint bank accounts, withdrawing this opinion and replacing it with the linked-to opinion above. The …