What Do You Mean I Cannot Take that Money? Duties, Responsibilities, and Ethics for Fiduciaries and the Attorneys Who Advise Them

By Lisa C. Henry & Francis J. Rondoni Chestnut Cambronne PA Minneapolis, Minnesota1 2 With the recent trend to sue anyone and everyone, practitioners should be aware of potential liability for their client’s acts.  Along with claims for malpractice, courts are coming around to considering a legal practitioner being liable for his or her role in … Continue reading What Do You Mean I Cannot Take that Money? Duties, Responsibilities, and Ethics for Fiduciaries and the Attorneys Who Advise Them

Francis J. Rondoni

Francis J. Rondoni (Frank) is a Partner and Shareholder at the law firm of Chestnut Cambronne PA, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Mr. Rondoni has been a trial attorney and litigator for more than 38 years, practicing in the areas of Civil Litigation, Estate Litigation, Class Actions, with emphasis on Estate Litigation. Mr. Rondoni has also been a … Continue reading Francis J. Rondoni

Elizabeth C. Henry

lhenry@chestnutcambronne.com Experience Elizabeth (Lisa) Henry is a partner at Chestnut Cambronne who specializes in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, elder law, estate and trust litigation, guardian and conservatorships, and business representation. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from St. Catherine University and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership before … Continue reading Elizabeth C. Henry

Why Can’t My Brother-In-Law Bob Be the Executor of My Estate?

CONSIDERATIONS INVOLVING FIDUCIARY SELECTION By Stuart C. Bear Chestnut Cambronne Minneapolis, Minnesota 1 2 Fiduciary selection is crucial to the success of an estate and disability plan.  Even a great plan can go awry if a fiduciary fails to uphold his or her fiduciary duties or fails to follow the terms of the Will or Trust.  Add family … Continue reading Why Can’t My Brother-In-Law Bob Be the Executor of My Estate?

Stuart C. Bear

Stuart C. Bear is a lawyer and the President of Chestnut Cambronne PA and holds a national reputation for providing the highest level of succession planning services for individuals and businesses. His practice specializes in wills, trusts, disability planning, powers of attorney, living wills, asset protection, and Medical Assistance planning. Stuart received his B.A. from … Continue reading Stuart C. Bear

Art Crimes and Misdemeanors: Managing Risk in Estate Administration and in Appraisals of Stigmatized Art

By Sarah Moore Johnson, Esq. & Cindy Charleston-Rosenberg, ISA CAPP Misattributed and other forms of stigmatized artwork lurking in important estate collections is far more pervasive than generally appreciated by fiduciaries. If overlooked during the appraisal process, misattributed and unattributed works may result in significant wealth loss through overpayment of tax liability or depressed sale … Continue reading Art Crimes and Misdemeanors: Managing Risk in Estate Administration and in Appraisals of Stigmatized Art

Sarah Johnson

Sarah Moore Johnson, Esq. Birchstone Moore LLC Sarah Moore Johnson is a founding partner of Birchstone Moore LLC, a boutique law firm focusing on estate planning and estate administration. Mrs. Johnson is a leader in the Washington, DC estate planning community, serving in leadership roles within the DC Bar and as a Board Member and now … Continue reading Sarah Johnson