In a recent Westchester County decision, the court enforced the terms of a prenuptial agreement providing that the decedent was to leave trusts for the benefit of his children despite some unusual circumstances. Jack Barnosky discusses the case in our latest entry.
Continue Reading Provision in Pre-Nuptial Agreement to Create Trust for Children is Enforceable

In the recent decision of Matter of the Accounting of Tydings, the Bronx County Surrogate’s Court addressed the misconduct of the trustee of a lifetime trust, in view of an exoneration clause contained in the instrument. Ilene Cooper discusses the case in our latest entry.
Continue Reading Fiduciary Beware: Contested Accounting in the Face of Exoneration Clause Results in Liability for Inter Vivos Trustee