Archive for October 24th, 2010

Araiza v. Younkin – Disposition of Bank Account Under Trust Law is Fundamentally Different from Result Under Law of Wills (2010-10-24)

The recent decision in Araiza v. Younkin (Sept. 30, 2010) 188 Cal.App.4th involved the disposition of a bank account following the death of the parent.  Under the law of wills, the beneficiary named on the account would have taken the funds, regardless of contrary language in the will. Ah, but the mysterious law of estate […]