Goulston & Storrs PC, has made available for download their article, Probate & Fiduciary Litigation Newsletter – December 2021, published in JDSUPRA. The newsletter begins as follows:
This newsletter is intended to keep readers informed about developments in probate and fiduciary litigation in Massachusetts and New York.
Daughter with Power of Attorney Had Burden to Show No Undue Influence over Father
Does holding a power of attorney from a parent in declining health put an additional burden on the power holder to demonstrate in probate court that the decedent was fully informed in making changes to his estate plan? In Coscia v. Sweezey, a Massachusetts appellate court answered that question in the affirmative.
Posted by Jessica Ji, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.