Trusts & Estates Bulletin

A Compendium of Recent Cases

  Brought to you by LACBA's Trusts & Estates Section   *  Volume 1, Number 7   *   November, 2005  *  Contact Us  *  Join the T & E Section  *  Archived Issues


Trusts & Estates Bulletin is published monthly by the Trusts & Estates Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA).

David C. Nelson,
Loeb & Loeb LLP, Editor


(Cases appear in chronological order, with the oldest cases appearing first.) 

  -Trusts and Estates-
Estate tax proration statutes do not contemplate proration of income taxes. Burden of future income taxes on estate property must follow the income unless such taxes are both inequitable and reliably calculable.
Estate of Hughes - filed October 6, 2005, First District, Div. Three
Cite as 2005 SOS 4642
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  -Trusts and Estates-
In proceeding to determine whether conservatee is capable of giving informed consent to electroconvulsive therapy pursuant to Lanterman-Petris-Short Act, trial court may conduct preliminary proceedings but may not make ultimate determination of capacity or incapacity in absence of conservatee.
Conservatorship of Pamela J. - filed October 26, 2005, Fourth District, Div. One
Cite as 2005 SOS 4836
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