Recent Cases of Interest to Fiduciaries Part 2: May 2011

Part 2 - No-Contest Clauses, Powers of Attorney, and Pre-Death Will Contests

May 9, 2011

In this second 2011 installment of the McGuireWoods Fiduciary Advisory Services annual multipart series on recent fiduciary cases, developments in the law concerning no-contest clauses, powers of attorney, and pre-death will contests are examined through the following cases:

  • In Re Estate of Dorsey W. Rohrbaugh (Virginia)
  • Derringer v. Emerson (Virginia)
  • Claude Arnall v. Dawn Arnall, 2011 (California)
  • Claude Arnall v. Dawn Arnall, 2010 (California)
  • Glory Kaufman v. JP Morgan Chase Bank (California)
  • Lange v. Nusser (California)
  • Christopher Gene Fazzi v. Norma Jean Klein (California)
  • James Munn v. Michael D. Briggs et al. (California)
  • Siegel et al. v. JP Morgan Chase Bank (Florida)
  • Deirdre Foster v. Winifred Foster (Arkansas)

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For our previous installment, see Part 1.