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Tag Archives: Wills

Md. high court creates ‘inheritance interference’ cause of action (access required)

A person who files frivolous lawsuits or makes baseless claims against the beneficiary of a will may be held liable for “intentional interference with an inheritance,” Maryland’s top court has unanimously held in creating a legal claim that does not ...

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Judge awards $100K for ‘bad-faith’ acts in brothers’ dispute over estate (access required)

In unusually blunt language, a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge has awarded $100,000 in attorneys’ fees to a New York psychiatrist from his brother as part of a long-running dispute over their father’s estate. Judge Richard E. Jordan found Andrew ...

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