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Wills, Estates & Trusts Law - Trusts - Resulting trusts - Creation - Presumed resulting trusts - When presumption operates - Voluntary transfer

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant, Cooper, from a trial judgment finding she held property in trust for the benefit of her late mother’s estate. The parties were sisters. In 1989, their mother transferred title to herself and the defendant as joint tenants. In 2012, the mother passed away and the defendant took sole title by survivorship. The defendant alleged the 1989 transfer was in consideration for her payment of past and future expenses related to the home, her support of her mother, and her promise she would...