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Thursday, April 07, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Reshma Kishnani

It is not uncommon for an executor/estate trustee to have been the power of attorney (POA) for the deceased and to be a named beneficiary of the estate. It is also not uncommon for disputes to arise between the beneficiaries of an estate after the deceased dies whereby the truth of the deceased’s wishes is somewhere behind the smoke of conflict and possible fabricated theories of the deceased’s wishes. As a result, it is often left to courts to determine what the deceased’s wishes were without...