Hallett In Terrorem Pleadings and Orders

Hallett- Joint Memo In Opposition to Motion for Ruling on Safe Harbor Hallett – First Safe Harbor Order Hallett – Second Safe Harbor Order Hallett – Objection to Motion for Ruling on Safe Harbor Hallett – Objection to Motion for Ruling on Safe Harbor re Amended Petition Hallett – Motion for Ruling on Safe Harbor […]

New MBA Ethics Opinion Discusses Release of Deceased Client’s Estate Planning File

It’s a situation that estate planning petitioners sometimes encounter: a relative of a recently deceased client requests a copy of the attorney’s file relating to the execution of the decedent’s will.  Sometimes it’s the proponent of the will.  Sometimes it’s a disappointed heir who has mounted (or is considering) a will contest.  Maybe the file […]