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The Intersection of Estates and Civil Litigation

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Understand What Happens in Existing Litigation When a Litigant Dies

  • How does the litigation continue?
  • Does an estate need to be opened?
  • Do parties need to be substituted?

Explore Wrongful Death and Survival Actions and the Subsequent Consequences on a Decedent’s Estate

  • Ensure your familiarity with these causes of actions and what is encompassed by each: proper parties, statute of limitations, etc.
  • Delve into the allocation of proceeds between Wrongful Death and Survival Action claims
  • Review inheritance tax implications and discuss issues related to valuation of proceeds from survival actions

Analyze Tax Issues Associated with the Receipt of Litigation Proceeds

  • Look at allocation and reporting of the proceeds from pre- and post-death causes of action and what the death tax consequences are
  • Dig into income tax liability issues for estate beneficiaries

Discuss the Ethical and Malpractice Issues for Estate Attorneys

  • Referral Fee Arrangements with litigation attorneys
  • Statute of Limitations Issues to consider

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