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LA union trusts' attorney accused of conspiring to fire whistle-blower
Los Angeles TimesJuly 1, 2014

The suit alleges that Cook set out to remove Robbins from her job as audit and collections director for the trusts because Cook believed she planned to complain to the union's international president about Brain's handling of the employer contributions ...more »

Trusts In Divorce: A Problem Or Solution?
Law Week ColoradoJuly 23, 2014

Ever since the 2000 decision of In re Marriage of Balanson, Colorado family law attorneys have become experts at litigating trust interests in divorce. But trusts can also be used to fashion creative settlements in high-end divorces, where options ...more »

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Illegitimate children to have equal rights under BVI law
Lexology (registration)July 31, 2014

The Status of Children Act ("the Act") seeks to provide equal rights for children both in and out of marriage and abolish distinctions between 'legitimate' and 'illegitimate' individuals in terms of their rights to benefit under trusts. Key Changes ...more »

Clippers Trust Precedents Leave Probate Attorneys Buzzing
The National Law Journal (registration)July 30, 2014

Monday's tentative ruling in the battle over the Los Angeles Clippers centered on two arcane provisions of California probate law. Attorneys who specialize in trusts and estates said the precedents that resulted would prove useful even when billions of ...more »

Clippers Trust Precedents Leave Probate Attorneys Buzzing
The National Law Journal (registration)July 30, 2014

Monday's tentative ruling in the battle over the Los Angeles Clippers centered on two arcane provisions of California probate law. Attorneys who specialize in trusts and estates said the precedents that resulted would prove useful even when billions of ...more »

Clippers Trust Precedents Leave Probate Attorneys Buzzing
The National Law Journal (registration)July 30, 2014

Monday's tentative ruling in the battle over the Los Angeles Clippers centered on two arcane provisions of California probate law. Attorneys who specialize in trusts and estates said the precedents that resulted would prove useful even when billions of ...more »

Clippers Trust Precedents Leave Probate Attorneys Buzzing
The National Law Journal (registration)July 30, 2014

Monday's tentative ruling in the battle over the Los Angeles Clippers centered on two arcane provisions of California probate law. Attorneys who specialize in trusts and estates said the precedents that resulted would prove useful even when billions of ...more »

Purpose Trusts: A Perplexing Ruling
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 30, 2014

Purpose trusts have been valid in Bermuda since the coming into force of the Trusts (Special Provisions) Act 1989 (TA 1989), in what was a very significant and deliberate departure from the common-law principle that every trust other than a charitable ...more »

Illegitimate Children To Have Equal Rights Under BVI Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 30, 2014

Trustees (and executors) will have an express statutory duty to make enquiries as to the existence of potential beneficiaries born outside of marriage whenever it is material in the circumstances.3. (3) Artificial Conception. ... Given the potential ...more »

Judge upholds blind trust for Scott assets
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)July 29, 2014

But Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper in his ruling stated the 2013 law that authorizes blind trusts is “reasonable” and “consistent” with the amendment because it helps politicians avoid conflicts of interest since the trust is managed by a third ...more »

Trust Code Revisions Enhance New Hampshire's Position
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)July 29, 2014

SB 289 is a broad-ranging bill that applies to the administration of trusts and wills, but we want to highlight a few of the most significant changes here, including changes to trust modification rules, fiduciary attorney-client privilege, non-judicial ...more »

Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law, Allowing Gov. Scott to Shield Assets From Public
FlaglerLive.comJuly 29, 2014

A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his assets from the ...more »

New Hampshire Enhances Its Trust Laws, Bolstering Protections for Settlor Intent
GlobeNewswire (press release)July 29, 2014

Under the new law, a court must give primary consideration to preserving the intentions of the trust's creator – often called the trust's settlor – when applying and interpreting the state's trust laws. The new statute echoes a long-standing judicial ...more »

Leon County Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law
The LedgerJuly 29, 2014

TALLAHASSEE | A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his ...more »

Leon County Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law
The LedgerJuly 29, 2014

TALLAHASSEE | A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov. Rick Scott to continue to shield his ...more »

Judge Upholds Blind Trust Law
CBS LocalJuly 29, 2014

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/News Service of Florida) – A state law allowing elected officials to set up blind trusts does not violate the Florida Constitution's open-government requirements, a Leon County judge ruled Monday, clearing the way for Gov.more »

Ruling supports politicians' use of blind trusts
Tbo.comJuly 29, 2014

But Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper, in his ruling, states that the 2013 law that authorizes blind trusts is “reasonable” and “consistent” with the amendment because it helps politicians avoid conflicts of interest since the trust is managed by a ...more »

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