When a trustee mismanages assets or refuses to comply with trust terms, beneficiaries have several options. Consider asking the court to remove the trustee.
Articles about Court Involvement
If you have questions during a trust administration, you can involve the court. The court can assist with certain interpretations of trust provisions.
Durable powers of attorney can sometimes be abused and lead to theft or waste of the principal’s assets. If your loved one is a victim, an attorney can help.
Beneficiaries of trusts may be concerned when a trustee delays selling an asset that should be sold. It is important to act quickly to prevent further harm.
To file a lawsuit on behalf of your spouse regarding a trust, you must name the correct defendant. Learn more, here.
A power of attorney is a common document used in an estate plan. Unfortunately, there are several reasons why this document may be used for financial abuse.
If a de facto trustee in California takes a trustee’s fee from a trust, does it violate California trust law?
Whether or not a person rightfully took trustee’s fees from a California trust depends on the terms of the trust instrument and whether or not the person was a named trustee in the document, a de facto trustee, or a trustee de son tort.
If your loved one created a trust, but has since become mentally incompetent, act quickly. Failing to do so could substantially harm the trust.