Significant Probate and Trust Decisions - Section III
John F. Kuether
SUMMER 1994 Significant Probate and %st Decisions 293 11. INTESTATE SUCCESSION, WILLS, AND TRUSTS A. Contest of Wills and Trusts 1. Execution Formalities A trustee who delayed in presenting a check issued to fund a trust learned a painful lesson in Hieber v. Uptown National Bank.83 A woman executed a deed of trust and a power of attorney and gave checks to fund the trust to the person named as trustee and beneficiary. After the woman died, the trustee presented the checks to the bank for payment...