Archive for May 13th, 2011

Trust Does Not Create Contractual Rights in Favor of Beneficiary (2011-5-13)

The courts are increasingly faced with the cases involving the interpretation and enforcement of estate planning trusts.  In Diaz v. Bukey (May 10, 2011) 2011 DJDAR 6650, the court concisely framed the dispute: “The beneficiary of a trust petitions to remove her sister as trustee of their parents’ trust.  The trustee responds by seeking to […]