Author: Sarah Cranston
Litigant “Entitled to Fair and Reasonable Opportunity to Litigate”
De Paul vs. Estate of De Paul, A-0887-16t2, 2019 WL 1831554 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. April 25, 2019). This action considered the reach of the entire controversy doctrine. The dispute stemmed from the disposition of a residential property in Mays Landing owned by the decedent, Catherine De Paul (“Catherine”). Catherine died testate in December […]Read More
Peter Bing, Grandfather To Damian Hurley And Kira Kerkorian, Can’t Exclude Grandchildren From Trust
The Daily Mail reported that a Los Angeles judge ruled that Steve Bing and Elizabeth Hurley’s son Damian Hurley, 17, and his half-sister Kira Kerkorian, the daughter of Steve and former tennis pro Lisa Bonder, are beneficiaries to their grandfather, Dr. Peter Bing’s, trust. The trust is set to terminate in October 2020. Dr. Bing […]Read More
When the Complaint is Late, is Dismissal Appropriate?
IMO Estate of Lucy G. Kershak, Docket Nos. A-2897-17T3, A-4402-17T3, 2019 WL 1976066 (N.J. Super. Ct. App. Div. May 2, 2019) This case considers whether summary judgment is appropriate when a complaint opposing probate of a will is not timely filed. In 2008, the decedent executed a will prepared by her long-time attorney. The 2008 […]Read More