Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts. Legal news and articles for December 30 - 31, 2014

Oil tycoon: I'm too broke for $1 billion divorceOil tycoon: After oil prices plummet, I'm too broke for $1 billion divorceNCUA Sues Wells Fargo Over MBS TrustsAkers (and others) v Samba Financial Group [2014) EWCA Civ 1516Estate Planning Update - December 2014New oil regulator steps down from his own oil companyNew Texas oil regulator steps down from oil firmBest in Law: Head Off a Contest: Bolster Your No-Contest ClauseTheir View: Children and jail a bad combinationTexas Probate Attorney, Mark Caldwell, to Speak at Prestigious Texas Law...Texas Probate Attorney, Mark Caldwell, to Speak at Prestigious Texas Law...Create a pet trust for your animalsTop Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...Top Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...Top Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...

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Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin, PC in Lansdale named one of the Top ...
The Times HeraldDecember 5, 2014

Hamburg, Rubin, Mullin, Maxwell & Lupin is one of the leading law firms in Eastern Pennsylvania providing legal counsel to businesses, municipalities and individuals in such areas as business law, litigation, real estate matters, municipal law, trusts...more »

Column: Is a revocable trust or irrevocable trust better?
Westfair OnlineDecember 9, 2014

My clients are always asking me which is better — an irrevocable trust or a revocable living trust. Much to their dismay, the answer is that one is not better than the other. Irrevocable and revocable trusts are excellent estate and elder law planning ...more »

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Oil tycoon: I'm too broke for $1 billion divorce
CNNMoneyDecember 31, 2014

She says she's entitled to more. "As Sue Ann has stated previously, 6% is not a fair proportion of the wealth the couple accumulated during their marriage, and she trusts that a more equitable division of the marital estate will result from this appeal ...more »

Oil tycoon: After oil prices plummet, I'm too broke for $1 billion divorce
wtvr.comDecember 31, 2014

“As Sue Ann has stated previously, 6% is not a fair proportion of the wealth the couple accumulated during their marriage, and she trusts that a more equitable division of the marital estate will result from this appeal,” her attorney told CNNMoney in ...more »

NCUA Sues Wells Fargo Over MBS Trusts
Banker & TradesmanDecember 31, 2014

... Union Administration recently filed suit in federal court against Wells Fargo Bank National Association alleging the megabank failed in its duties as the trustee of 27 residential mortgage-backed securities trusts and in so doing, violated state ...more »

Akers (and others) v Samba Financial Group [2014) EWCA Civ 1516
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)December 31, 2014

Since the four later Transactions did not refer to any express choice of law, and the choice of law of the two earlier Transactions purported to be the laws of Bahrain/Saudi Arabia, which according to the Court's judgment do not recognise the concept ...more »

Estate Planning Update - December 2014
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)December 31, 2014

Although in most states minors cannot open accounts or hold assets in their own name, you can set up custodial accounts for children under the Uniform Gifts to Minors Act or the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act (depending on the state). The assets in ...more »

New oil regulator steps down from his own oil company
Houston ChronicleDecember 30, 2014

"It's obviously not a perfect solution, but it's the most common solution," said Robert Prentice, a corporate and regulatory law expert at the University of Texas. "If you've got a bunch of ABC company shares and you put them in a blind trust, you're ...more »

New Texas oil regulator steps down from oil firm
FuelFix (blog)December 30, 2014

AUSTIN – Fulfilling a promise he was pressed to make on the campaign trail, the state's new oil industry regulator announced plans on Tuesday to step down from the leadership of his own oil company. ... His fellow state commissioners, Christi Craddick ...more »

Best in Law: Head Off a Contest: Bolster Your No-Contest Clause
JD Supra (press release)December 30, 2014

The inherent problem with safeguarding your wishes after death is that you are not here to defend them. To discourage litigation and protect your requests, most trusts contain a “no-contest” clause. The clause typically states that if a beneficiary ...more »

Their View: Children and jail a bad combination
Centre Daily TimesDecember 30, 2014

There are few bright spots in America's four-decade-long incarceration boom, but one enduring success — amid all the wasted money and ruined lives — has been the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act, the landmark law passed by Congress in ...more »

Texas Probate Attorney, Mark Caldwell, to Speak at Prestigious Texas Law...
Digital JournalDecember 30, 2014

He co-authored "Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent," Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote "Winning the Battle and the War; ...more »

Texas Probate Attorney, Mark Caldwell, to Speak at Prestigious Texas Law...
Insurance News NetDecember 30, 2014

He co-authored "Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent," Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter , Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote "Winning the Battle and the War ...more »

Create a pet trust for your animals
St. George Daily SpectrumDecember 30, 2014

He is licensed to practice in Nevada and Utah, and works at Barney McKenna & Olmstead which is Mesquite's business and estate planning law firm. He can be reached at 702-346-3100, at www.barney-mckenna.com or at 590 W. Mesquite Blvd., Suite 202A.more »

Top Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...
Press Release RocketDecember 30, 2014

He co-authored “Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent,” Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote “Winning the Battle and the War; ...more »

Top Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...
PR Web (press release)December 30, 2014

Persons interested in attending the attorneys' presentation, or learning more about the law firm's services with respect to trust disputes in Texas, should visit the firm's website at http://www.dallasprobateattorneys.com/. ... Mr. Thomas has been a ...more »

Top Dallas, Texas, Trust Attorneys, J. Brian Thomas and Mark Caldwell to ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)December 30, 2014

He co-authored “Properly Performing Annual Accounts in Guardianships and Management Trusts Where One or Both Spouses are Incompetent,” Real Estate, Probate, & Trust Law Reporter, Volume 52, No. 4 (2014), and wrote “Winning the Battle and the War; ...more »

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