Trusts & Estates Bulletin

A Compendium of Recent Cases

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  • Zwirn v. Schweizer

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-
Purported "creditor’s claim" by nephew of decedent’s late husband that decedent and her husband told him and others that when both died, he would receive 50 percent of their assets, and that decedent breached an oral contract with her husband to that effect by revising her estate plan after his death to favor her own blood relatives, constituted a will contest within meaning of no-contest clause of decedent’s will.
Zwirn v. Schweizer - filed November 14, 2005; publication ordered December 14, 2005, Second District, Div. Eight
Cite as 2005 SOS 5543
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