Archive for the ‘Passing of trustees’ and executors’ accounts’ Category

A Reminder When calculating Trustee Compensation

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Pascale v. Stark a recent decision of Justice Douglas reviews (in some cases based on old decisions and the Jenkins’ textbook) some estate trustee compensation issues when calculating compensation. The estate trustee made application to pass her accounts and passed away before responding to the Notice of Objections so that the ...

Thoughts on Power of Attorney Litigation

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

The past couple blogs have discussed an increase in litigation while parents are still alive and one child is acting as attorney and others may be seeking more information or power etc. In addition it seems there is an increase in power of attorney litigation after the grantor has passed away ...

Passing of Accounts: A Math Problem Explained

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

In a recent blog post entitled “Things Lawyers Know,” I laughed out loud when I read #13:  “Lawyers are word, not number people.  If their fee went up 10%, few lawyers would know how much extra they received.” Math often comes into play in an estates litigation practice, particularly in the ...