Title
Hog-tyring the Contumacious Beneficiary - The Disentitlement Doctrine in Estate and Trust Litigation
By
Matthew Matiasevich
Description
Hog-tying the ContumaciousBeneficiaryThe Disentitlement Doctrine in Estate and Trust Litigation By Matthew P. Matiasevich can invoke this rule, which may have particular relevance in estate and trust litigation. The Doctrine and Its History The disentitlement doctrine originated more than a century ago and received most of its initial use in criminal appeals. Known as the “fugitive disentitlement doctrine,” this point of law declares that courts of review should decline to hear the appeal of one...

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