Elizabeth Garlovsky Presents on Navigating Unique Issues in Settlement of Trusts and Estates Disputes

Elizabeth Garlovsky was a panelist on the Fiduciary Litigation Committee at the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel’s (ACTEC) Fall Meeting.

Elizabeth Garlovsky’s presentation revolved around navigating the unique challenges encountered in the settlement of trusts and estates disputes. She addressed the intricacies and complexities associated with these disputes, shedding light on strategies to resolve them effectively.

The Ethics and Malpractice Subcommittee delved into the ethical and malpractice issues that often confront lawyers in this domain. The discussion included a focus on scenarios where multiple parties are involved in a representation, as well as the intricacies of settlement negotiations when some parties are self-represented (pro se) and/or have been defaulted. This comprehensive exploration of ethical considerations and potential pitfalls offered attendees a profound understanding of the potential obstacles they may encounter in their practice.

About the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

ACTEC is a prestigious national association comprising approximately 2,400 peer-elected lawyers and law professors from diverse geographical locations, both within the United States and abroad. The organization is renowned for its collective expertise in the areas of estate planning, probate, and trust administration, and it provides a platform for legal professionals to collaborate and share their knowledge.