Protect Your Clients' Interests in Disputes and Claims Against Fiduciaries
Disputes are an unfortunate reality of estate administration practice. Heirs accusing fiduciaries of misconduct, improperly executed wills and poorly handled distributions are just some of the common issues that arise. This legal guide offers practical instruction and tips on handling common controversies. Guard your clients' interests - register today!
Delve into the proof of will validity: learn what works in arguing undue influence.
Explore effective methods of settling disputes to prevent the burden of litigation.
Learn how to resolve disputes with accountings and distributions.
This course is part of the Estate Administration in Connecticut series.
JAMES I. DOUGHERTY is an attorney in the Estate and Trust Administration Department of Withers Bergman LLP, admitted to practice law in the state of Connecticut and the state of New York. Mr. Dougherty graduated from Carnegie Mellon University, Phi Beta Kappa, with university and college honors. He earned his law degree from William & Mary Law School where he was awarded the George Wythe Award. Mr. Dougherty's practice also includes working with affluent individuals in the development and implementation of sophisticated planning techniques to help them accumulate, preserve, and transfer their wealth. He has been published in Trusts & Estates, the American Bar Association's Probate & Property, as well as other publications. Among his many written works, he co-authored a book, The Connecticut Probate and Estate Administration Practice Guide, which is published by LexisNexis. He is a member of the Executive Committee for the Estates & Probate Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.
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