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Say What? | Estate and Trust Drafting Attorney Mishaps

Say What? | Estate and Trust Drafting Attorney MishapsMy law firm, Hackard Law, litigates estate and trust disputes in most of California's major urban areas. A deposition of the drafting attorney is part and parcel of these disputes. I've never heard a drafting attorney admit that he prepared an unduly influenced or incapacitated client's will or trust. Never. Is this any surprise? How often would a mechanic disclose that he destroyed your car's engine? A dentist divulge that he filled the wrong tooth? A barber concede that intentionally cut your hair to look like Moe, the leader of the Three Stooges?

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 3

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Ep. 3 Undue InfluenceHello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California. I'm the author of the new book Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes, available on Amazon in March 2019.

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 2

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 2Hello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California.

California Trust Mediations | The Struggle With Endings

Trust Estate Mediation Endings.jpgYou meet with your lawyer before the mediation. You are the plaintiff in challenging a trust. Maybe the challenge is based on incapacity. Maybe vulnerability to undue influence. Maybe even fraud.

Do I Have a Real Case? | Probate, Estates & Trusts Litigation

Do I Have a Real Case? | Probate, Estates & Trusts LitigationHackard Law is a Northern California-based law firm that focuses on probate, estates & trusts litigation. I'm the one who is ultimately responsible for taking a new case. It's an interesting and an imperfect process.

East Bay Estate Litigation Attorneys | Constructive Trusts

Constructive Trusts Alameda Estate Litigation.jpgAt Hackard Law we focus on estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation. We generally litigate these cases on behalf heirs and beneficiaries who have been cut out of estate plans by fraud, accident, mistake, undue influence, the violation of a trust, or other wrongful acts.

The Widowed Stepmother | Trust Inheritance Disputes

Widowed Stepmother Trust Disputes.jpgOur California law firm, Hackard Law, regularly litigates probate and trust litigation disputes. A significant number of these disputes involve fights between a decedent's biological children from an earlier marriage and the decedent's second or third spouse. These cases end up in the California Superior Courts.

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 1

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 1Hello, I'm Mike Hackard. I lead Hackard Law, a law firm that focuses on significant estate, trust and elder financial abuse litigation in California.

California Living Trusts | Nonlawyers, Lawyers and Ethics Problems

Living Trusts Estate Misconduct.jpgIt's late afternoon. Jack sits in his favorite chair. It gives him a good view of his backyard - a good look at the birds that visit. He can see the TV from where he sits. His phone is on the table next to him.

Marlon Brando | Incapacity & Estate Battles

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