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The Tale of Choupette the Cat and Other Common Issues in Trust and Estate Litigation

Posted in Estate and Trust Planning
When Karl Lagerfeld passed away in February of 2019 in France, many speculated that his cat, Choupette, was well provided for as part of his estimated $150 million estate. This pampered feline was much loved by Mr. Lagerfeld during his life, and appeared in photoshoots and featured in many high-end fashion magazines. However, over a… Continue Reading

Focus on Fiduciaries: What Fiduciaries Need to Know About the Attorney-Client Privilege

Posted in Estate and Trust Planning, Fiduciary
Businesswoman on phoneLast month, my Weintraub colleagues and I had the pleasure of speaking at the Professional Fiduciary Association of California annual conference on the topic of the attorney-client privilege and its application to clients serving in a fiduciary capacity (trustee, executor, conservator, agent, etc.). Most people have a cursory understanding of what the attorney-client privilege does –… Continue Reading