6th Circuit says Trust on Hook for Millions

By Doug Chalgian on November 17, 2019

Larry is the settlor of a revocable Trust. Larry personally guarantees a loan for hundreds of millions of dollars, and signs the guarantee individually and as trustee of...

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A Hat Trick and a Bonus Medicaid Update

By Doug Chalgian on July 22, 2017

It’s been awhile since there’s been something to write about.  So when the Court of Appeals came out with three unpublished opinions on probate matters, I figured I...

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Ladybird Deeds: Readers Digest Version for Upcoming Program

By Doug Chalgian on December 20, 2012

  I am presenting on ladybird deeds at the upcoming State Bar Solo and Small Firm Institute, September 19-21.  Still time to sign up.  Following is an abbreviated version...

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Doug Chalgian

About The Author: Doug Chalgian

I am an estate planning, probate litigating, elder law attorney. This is a blog for clients and professional colleagues. In it I offer my ideas about the state of the law and the practice of law. I believe we are living through a unique period during which the law (which is traditionally slow to change) and society are attempting to evolve to address the explosion of people living long lives. I find these developments fascinating and enjoy being involved in this evolution.