Estate, Trust & Probate

Succession Planning Big Part of Family Businesses

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Succession Planning Big Part of Family Businesses

Weston Hurd Partner, Jerry Goldstein, was recently quoted in the Cleveland Jewish News (March 15, 2019) in the article “Succession Planning A Big Part of Family Business.” According to Jerry, “(Family businesses) represent the largest portion of a family’s wealth. If you don’t pay attention to it, funny things can happen. Also, it’s often the […]

Carlin Comments

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Carlin Comments

In a series of three two-part articles, Weston Hurd partner Angela Carlin comments on recent probate and appellate court decisions involving: clear and convincing evidence of a decedent’s intentions in “The Love-Letter Will;” the inheritance rights of a decedent’s illegitimate child in “Another Disappointed Illegitimate Heir;” and fiduciary responsibilities in “Inexperience Does Not Excuse Late Filing of […]

Estate Planner – March April 2017

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Estate Planner – March April 2017

Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2017 – Estate Planner – March April issue… Carlin Comments – The Love-Letter Will (Part 2) In the Estate of Eric Anthony Hand, an appellate court upheld the decision of the probate court denying the application of his widow and appellant therein, Natalie Hand, to admit […]

Estate Planner – January February 2017

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Estate Planner – January February 2017

Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2017 – Estate Planner – January February issue… Carlin Comments – The Love-Letter Will (Part 1) In the Estate of Eric Anthony Hand, an appellate court upheld the decision of the probate court denying the application of his widow and appellant therein, Natalie Hand, to admit […]

Estate Planner – November December 2016

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Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2016 – Estate Planner – November December issue… Carlin Comments – Another Disappointed Illegitimate Heir (Part 2) In In re Estate of Burdette, the appellate court in September 2016, upheld the probate court overruling a purported daughter’s efforts to inherit from her father’s estate. Appellant Jackie Marie […]

Estate Planner – September October 2016

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Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2016 – Estate Planner – September October issue… Carlin Comments – Another Disappointed Illegitimate Heir (Part 1) In In re Estate of Burdette, the appellate court in September 2016, upheld the probate court overruling a purported daughter’s efforts to inherit from her father’s estate. Appellant Jackie […]