Beneficiary Disinherited Under No Contest Clause For Filing Claim Dismissed Under Statute of Limitations

Illustrating NH’s strict enforcement of trust and will no-contest clauses, the Probate Court in Volpe v. Volpe ordered that a beneficiary’s filing of a claim that did not survive a motion to dismiss requires his disinheritance under the terms of the trust.  As discussed in a prior post, the trustee whom we represent provided beneficiaries […]

Volpe February 25, 2021 NH Probate Court Order

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Safe Harbor Motion

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Shelton v. Tamposi NH Probate Court Merits Order

Shelton v. Tamposi NH Probate Court Merits Order Counsel must evaluate whether this Order has utility in a given case.  I am always happy to try to answer general questions of fellow counsel about law and practice and can be reached via the information below. Ralph F. Holmes McLane Middleton ralph.holmes@mclane.com (603) 628-1409 (office) (857) [...]

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 […]

Hallett – Second Safe Harbor Order

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Hallett – First Safe Harbor Order

Counsel must evaluate whether this Order has utility in a given case.  I am always happy to try to answer general questions of fellow counsel about law and practice and can be reached via the information below. Ralph F. Holmes McLane Middleton ralph.holmes@mclane.com (603) 628-1409 (office) (857) 278-0019 (cell) Download OrderDownload

Hallett Order on Merits

Counsel must evaluate whether this Order has utility in a given case.  I am always happy to try to answer general questions of fellow counsel about law and practice and can be reached via the information below. Ralph F. Holmes McLane Middleton ralph.holmes@mclane.com (603) 628-1409 (office) (857) 278-0019 (cell) Download OrderDownload