In the article,"Show Me The Money: When Can Trustees Use Trust Funds to Litigate?" partner and Chair of the firm’s Trust & Estate Litigation Practice Group, Kevin M. Rodriguez discusses how over the past 30 years, the use of revocable living trusts has rightly become the preferred estate planning vehicle for persons seeking to protect and pass on their estates. With that growth has come a corresponding increase in trust-related litigation. As a result, an increasing number of civil litigators are finding themselves directly or indirectly involved in such disputes, many times without the necessary knowledge or understanding of the intricacies of trust law and probate court procedure.
To read the full article, which was published in the October 2017 issue of Contra Costa Lawyers Magazine, please click here.