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Who Litigates Northern California Trust Beneficiary Disputes?

CA Trust Beneficiary Disputes.jpgBeneficiaries and heirs of California trusts and estates face some daunting tasks if they're looking to challenge partial or full disinheritance. The first task - that of retaining experienced and competent counsel - is accelerated by short timeframes unique to trust, probate and estate disputes.

Gravy Train Trustees | California Trust Litigation

Trustee Gravy Train | Litigation for Trust BeneficiariesIf you look through a few of our videos, you'll see that I feel strongly about a number of issues.

Trust-Fund Babies | Successor Trustee Litigation

Trust Fund Babies Trustee Litigation.jpg"Trust fund babies" is a term that easily evokes mental images of young people unburdened by work or other responsibilities and backed by a secure income. The term itself is somewhat disparaging. It paints with a broad brush.

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Episode 11

Alzheimer's, Widowed Stepmothers & Estate Crimes | Ep. 11Hello, 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, now available on Amazon.

Safeguarding Seniors from Financial Exploitation | Speaking Event

Talk on Elder Financial Abuse Sacramento.jpgLast week I delivered a presentation at an event hosted by Eskaton Senior Care & Services and the Sacramento Sheriff's Department. This seminar is the second Eskaton event I've spoken at, and I'm proud that I could attend. "Safeguarding Seniors from Financial Exploitation" was held at Arden Fair Mall's food court, and it focused on practical ways that elders and their families can steer clear of scams and protect their future.

All Aboard the Gravy Train | Runaway Trustees

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Tom Petty's Estate | Stepmother Heartbreak & Litigation

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Character Counts | Trust Beneficiary Litigation

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Don't Be Late in Probate | J. Ronald Getty

J. Ronald Getty Trust Litigation.jpgThe old saying "good things come to those who wait," may be true for many things in life, but when it comes to probate cases, waiting too long can cost you. It turns out that the longer a person waits to file a probate action, the more likely it is that the court will deny the claim. Courts establish strict filing deadlines, and if someone fails to abide by them, judges are usually not sympathetic.

Sometimes You've Got to Fight | Disinherited Trust Beneficiary Battles

Beneficiary Trust Litigation Bay Area.jpgImagine: Your mother is an 86-year-old widow. Your father passed away ten years ago. You have three siblings - two brothers and a sister. You're all now in your 50s.

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