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Muhammad Ali's Estate | Litigation Battle Averted

Muhammad Ali Estate.jpgMuhammad Ali was larger than life. At the time of his death three years ago in 2016 at the age of 74, he was known for his humanitarian work, his deep religious conviction, his opposition to the Vietnam War, and his remarkable boxing career for which he was known to many as "The Greatest of All Time."

How Bay Area Trust Beneficiary House Disputes are Million-Dollar Mashups

Bay Area House Trust Litigation.jpgTrust beneficiary disputes occur for a host of reasons. And, whatever the reason, it seems that Bay Area trust beneficiary disputes often involve who gets the family home.

Harper Lee's Last Book | Elder Financial Abuse?

Harper Lee Elder Financial Abuse.jpgThe Alabama novelist Harper Lee is remembered today as the author of an iconic work of literature that has influenced millions of people throughout the world since its publication in 1960. To Kill a Mockingbird not only won her the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, but the 1962 movie starring Gregory Peck won three Oscars and continues to entertain audiences to this day.

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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