Fishkind comments on estate lawsuit in D Magazine article

Fishkind comments on estate lawsuit in D Magazine article
The Widow, the Bank, and the $8 Billion Verdict
January 11, 2018
Joseph Guinto
D Magazine

Russell Fishkind, a partner in the Private Client Practice, is quoted in this article discussing multiple lawsuits surrounding a top airline executive’s estate. The executive’s family was involved in eight years of legal proceedings following his passing as a result of outside bank estate administration. Russell affirms the right of the widow and children to hire counsel in such situations. “So long as the fiduciary’s goal is to further the interest of the estate and enhance the purpose of the estate, and their fees are reasonable, courts will typically allow the fiduciary to hire counsel and for the counsel fees to come out of the estate,” said Russell.

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