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Blog Posts About Abused Beneficiary

Undue influence is when a bad person exercises their power over and elderly person and gets the elderly person to give them extra assets, or to cut the other beneficiaries out. The problem that undue influence is generally difficult to prove directly. Generally, a person will not admit they coerced…

If you are an occupant of a property owned by a trust, here is what you should know. The trustee is the legal owner of the trust property and may have the right to evict you, even if you are beneficiary. The first thing you should do is ask the…

Are you entitled to an inheritance under a trust, but the person in charge is mistreating you? Here are some of the ways trustees mistreat beneficiaries: Refusing to provide information Unreasonably withholding distributions Ignoring communication with the beneficiaries Exercising favoritism Misappropriating trust assets Failing to comply with trust terms Self-dealing…

You Think you are Entitled to an Inheritance Under a Trust, but the Person in Charge Wont Hand it Over. Receiving an inheritance should be easy… right? If you have a good trustee, yes. If you have a bad trustee, obtaining your inheritance may involve some work. The first step…

What are some of the reasons why a parent might disinherit a child? A lot of times we think that a parent will disinherit a child because a child was bad: the child was abusive to the parent, or became a drug addict, or acted irresponsibly somehow.  That certainly can…

Welcome. I have to share some horror stories. Today, we’re talking about every beneficiary’s worst nightmare. That is dealing with a trustee who refuses to do the right thing.    Can the trustee refuse to give an accounting to the beneficiary? If you are a beneficiary of a trust and you’re…

One of the most frustrating things we hear from beneficiaries of trusts is hey, I’m a beneficiary, I’ve reached out to the trustee and they refuse to tell me anything.  In fact, they’re just downright hostile to me.  They won’t return my phone calls.  They say everything must be done…

Let’s say that you find out that you’re a beneficiary of a $3 million trust.  There are three beneficiaries.  You’re supposed to get a million dollars at the end of this.  It’s a very happy, exciting day for you. You call the trustee’s attorney, and you say to the trustee’s…