Category Archives: Probate

Connecticut Probate: 2nd Circuit Vacates Lower Court Ruling in Family Battle Over $111 Million Estate: “You have a probate system that is not working properly. They [defendants] have managed to take advantage of the system. There is a defect in the system, in that this case has gone on for decades.”

Photo: Welcomia/Shutterstock.com A woman who sued her brother and sister, claiming they helped in looting what once was a $111 million estate that is now insolvent, won a partial victory from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, … Continue reading

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The book “ROBBED” Understanding the Game of Diversion During Health Care and Estate Administration. Athena Roe has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Nearly $18 trillion dollars will pass through America’s probate tribunals over the next decade. Estate Administration is just as big if not a larger business than health care.

  Description ROBBED discusses health care and estate administration policy. There are stories and solutions to policy that many Americans overlook our lives are transformed though rules, codes, or agendas. It is no surprise that America’s health care bill continues … Continue reading

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Town of Westport Connnecticut and Probate District 50 uses Corporate Mail Services

  Corporate Mailing Services Everyday, you will see Corporate Mailing Services trucks and vans all over Connecticut and parts of nearby states. We pick up mail from towns and cities, financial institutions, corporations, universities, and save time and money for … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Public Act No. 17-136, AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS. Any person having knowledge of any matter involving corruption, unethical practices,…any quasi-public agency, as defined in section 1-120, or any Probate Court

Source as of 05/03/2018: https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/act/pa/2017PA-00136-R00HB-07082-PA.htm   Substitute House Bill No. 7082 Public Act No. 17-136 AN ACT CONCERNING PROBATE COURT OPERATIONS. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened: Section 1. Section 4-61dd of … Continue reading

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“The Scandal of Connecticut’s Probate Courts,” Statement of Prof. John H. Langbein to Conn. Legislature Committee

  “The Scandal of Connecticut’s Probate Courts,” Statement of Prof. John H. Langbein to Conn. Legislature Committee The Scandal of Connecticut’s Probate Courts 5/2/2018 Source: https://law.yale.edu/yls-today/news/scandal-connecticuts-probate-courts-statement-prof-john-h-langbein-conn-legislature-committee Statement of Professor John H. Langbein Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History Yale Law … Continue reading

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Connecticut Probate: AUDITORS’ REPORT OFFICE OF THE PROBATE COURT ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE FISCAL YEARS ENDED JUNE 30, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016

STATE OF CONNECTICUT AUDITORS OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS JOHN C. GERAGOSIAN  ROBERT J. KANE AUDITORS’ REPORT OFFICE OF THE PROBATE COURT ADMINISTRATOR FOR THE FISCAL YEARS ENDED JUNE 30, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 Table Of Contents INTRODUC………………………………………………………………………………………. 1 COMMENTS……………………………………………………………………………………… … Continue reading

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Connecticut Probate: “creepy signs that showed up at an abandoned New Milford gas station, the probate court system kidnapped someone’s mom.”

OMINOUS HOMEMADE SIGNS ARE TAKING OVER CONNECTICUT Obviously, the good people of Connecticut know that the state is pretty corrupt.  Depending on who you ask, you’ll get an extremely different example of aforementioned corruption.  But, one person claims they know the … Continue reading

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Connecticut Probate: World War II veteran escapes from court-appointed conservator.

NEW FAIRFIELD — The grit and the grace that animate Lou Russo’s face belies the desperate place the World War II veteran was in a few seasons ago at the hands of a court-appointed conservator. “I will never forget it, because … Continue reading

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2013 Flashback: Campaign Promises: Lisa Wexler, GOP Candidate For Weston-Westport Probate Judge

WESTON, Conn. – Weston candidates were posed a set of three questions by The Daily Voice to help give voters an idea of what they might bring to the position. Lisa Wexler is the Republican candidate running for the Weston-Westport … Continue reading

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Fiduciary’s Right to Self-Representation: Attorneys who find themselves acting as estate fiduciaries should be mindful of the advocate-witness rule and, if litigation ensues, must assess whose interests are at stake before they (or their firms) continue representation.

Fiduciary’s Right to Self-Representation October 10, 2007 Barbara L. MacGrady & Peter C. Valente New York Law Journal In a case of first impression, Surrogate Lee L. Holzman (Bronx County) recently ruled that a fiduciary of an estate does not … Continue reading

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