Trusts & Estates Law

  • Cottini v. Berggren In Cottini v. Berggren, the supreme court held that former agents may be entitled to attorney’s fees for defending against their former principal’s challenge to the agent’s accounting of costs of their former guardianship-relationship. Cottini acted as Berggren’s guardian after Berggren suffered a traumatic brain injury. After Berggren recovered, Berggren objected to Cottini’s accounting of ...
  • In re Estate of Seward In In re Estate of Seward, In August 2013, attorney Willard applied for probate of the decadent’s will, in which the decadent declared that he did not ...
  • In Re Estate of Bavilla   In Re Estate of Bavilla, the supreme court held the superior court abused its discretion in denying a motion to amend an application for informal probate where none of the exceptions to Alaska Civil Rule 15(a) applied and where there was no statutory bar precluding the superior court from converting the informal ...

Trusts & Estates Law

  • Cottini v. Berggren In Cottini v. Berggren, the supreme court held that former agents may be entitled to attorney’s fees for defending against their former principal’s challenge to the agent’s accounting of costs of their former guardianship-relationship. Cottini acted as Berggren’s guardian after Berggren suffered a traumatic brain injury. After Berggren recovered, Berggren objected to Cottini’s accounting of ...
  • In re Estate of Seward In In re Estate of Seward, In August 2013, attorney Willard applied for probate of the decadent’s will, in which the decadent declared that he did not ...
  • In Re Estate of Bavilla   In Re Estate of Bavilla, the supreme court held the superior court abused its discretion in denying a motion to amend an application for informal probate where none of the exceptions to Alaska Civil Rule 15(a) applied and where there was no statutory bar precluding the superior court from converting the informal ...