TRUSTS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own TRUSTS Expert Case

Trustee of $15 Million Estate Treats it as His Own

This case takes place in Kentucky and involves a $15 million estate left by a father to his daughter. After receiving the estate, the daughter was severely injured in a car accident which left her brain damaged. For many years after her accident, her uncle …

Lawyer Funnels Money Out of Trust Fund TRUSTS Expert Case

Lawyer Funnels Money Out of Trust Fund

In this case, the defendant attorney was asked to serve as a manager of a trust fund. The trustors had previously owned a large business, and had begun to sell many of the company’s assets at the time of the trust’s creation. In order to mitigate taxes so …

Bank Owes Fiduciary Duty to Third-Party Investor TRUSTS Expert Case

Bank Owes Fiduciary Duty to Third-Party Investor

…  in the California through a partnership with two family trusts. The partnership operated a bank and the principle activity of the …

Investment Adviser Makes Misrepresentations to Investors About Non-Traded REITs TRUSTS Expert Case

This case involves a capital market investment adviser who was working for a financial services company that sold non-traded REITs to clients. The adviser told clients that REITs were safe and conservative investments and that no risk was involved in  …