As our everyday life continues to be impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed various executive orders to address the issues faced by the State and its residents during these unprecedented times. In light of the executive orders that have been issued, the resulting closure of non-essential businesses, the quarantine orders
What is a Constructive Trust?
Often misunderstood or confused with an express trust, a constructive trust is an equitable remedy applicable in a variety of circumstances. Jaclene D’Agostino discusses the doctrine in our most recent entry.
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Action Dismissed For Failure to Join Beneficiaries
The Second Department recently addressed a trust rescission action in which the plaintiff failed to join certain remainder and charitable beneficiaries as parties. Jaclene D’Agostino explains the Court’s holding in this week’s blog entry.
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