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Category: Appellate Practice in Probate

Ohio Court allows beneficiaries to challenge change of beneficiary designations

Mon Dec 30th, by Daniel McGowan, on Appellate Practice in Probate |

The Court of Appeals reversed the decision finding that the weight of the evidence showed that the decedent intended to leave an interest in the account to each of the siblings instead of the...

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Taxing Trust Income for In State Beneficiaries

Mon Nov 25th, by Daniel McGowan, on Appellate Practice in Probate |

The presence of in-state beneficiaries alone does not empower a state ot tax trust income that has not been distributed to the beneficiaries where the beneficiaries have not right to demand that...

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Developments in Ohio Probate Litigation: Intentional Interference with Expectancy of an Inheritance

Mon Oct 24th, by Daniel McGowan, on Appellate Practice in Probate, New Probate & Trust Cases, Probate Law and Procedure |

Daniel McGowan is an Ohio and Florida trial lawyer who focuses on probate and trust litigation.  He can be reached for a free consultation by clicking here.  

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Probate Court Jurisdiction after Firestone v Galbreath

Wed Oct 19th, by Daniel McGowan, on Appellate Practice in Probate, Musings on the Practice of Law, New Probate & Trust Cases, Probate Law and Procedure |

Developments in Ohio case law have addressed some of the probate law questions left unanswered by the Ohio Supreme Court in the Firestone case. 

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Intentional Interference With an Expectancy of Inheritance

Tue Oct 18th, by Daniel McGowan, on Appellate Practice in Probate, New Probate & Trust Cases, Probate Law and Procedure |

This tort, recognized in Ohio since the 1993 Supreme Court decision in Firestone v. Galbreath, has undergone significant development over the years.  However, many of the original questions raised by...

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