Trust and Estates Litigation In the News

STEP-SIGThe number of registrants far exceeded our expectations for this meeting, so we’ve had to move to a larger venue graciously provided by the folks at Northern Trust.

For those of you who didn’t see the first notice, I’m one …

guardianship-systemA special multi-part investigative series published by the Sarasota Herald-Tribune entitled Elder guardianship: A well-oiled machine, reported that while Florida has an efficient system of identifying and caring for fragile elders, “tapping their assets is a growth business.” Here’s …

The Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act (UAGPPJA) addresses a problem that needs fixing in Florida: inter-state forum shopping in contested guardianship proceedings. In 2014, three states adopted the UAGPPJA, bringing the total to 40 states plus the