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FirstMerit Bank, N.A. v. Diana L. Reese

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Weintraub attorneys wrote the following case alert for the State Bar of California Trusts and Estates Section regarding FirstMerit Bank, N.A. v. Diana L. Reese. The case alert may also be found on the website for the State Bar of California under Trusts and Estates Section, New Case Alerts. FirstMerit Bank, N.A. v. Diana L.… Continue Reading

Avoiding Acceleration: How to Put the Brakes on Due-on-Sale Clauses when Funding Your Revocable Living Trust with Encumbered Real Property

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When it comes to setting up a revocable trust, most people are primarily concerned with avoiding the time and expense associated with the probate process. To avoid probate, it is crucial that legal title to any real property is transferred to the trustee of the trust. In discussing the importance of funding the trust with… Continue Reading