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Scott Schomer’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • In re: Ivan Cindrich

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Feb 06, 2006
    Outcome:
    Judgment for petitioner
    Description:
    Breach of trust and elder abuse action. Represented two of conservatee’s children in an action against the successor trustee/attorney-in-fact for claims including breach of trust and elder abuse. In February 2005, following an eight day trial, obtained a judgment for clients restoring all of conservatee’s assets valued at approximately $1,500,000.
  • Helene Lederman vs. David R. Schwarcz

    Practice Area:
    Ethics & Professional Responsibility
    Outcome:
    Plaintiff verdict: $4,719,436.00 plus real estate
    Description:
    Represented an elderly plaintiff in an action against her former attorney and his spouse to recover plaintiff’s former Beverly Hills residence. In April 2006, following a three-week jury trial, obtained a verdict awarding plaintiff $4,719,436.00 in damages plus a decree quieting title to her former residence and a related property in her name with an estimated additional value of approximately $3,000,000.00.
  • In re: Warren Lockett

    Practice Area:
    Elder Law
    Date:
    Jun 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Judgment restoring residence to conservatee
    Description:
    Co-counsel with Los Angeles Public Guardian in a successful effort to void estate planning documents and obtain a judgment restoring title of the real property, valued at approximately $550,000, to conservatee.
  • Stepanenko vs. Ebert, et al.

    Practice Area:
    Commercial
    Date:
    Nov 01, 2007
    Outcome:
    Verdict for defendant/cross-complainant
    Description:
    Represented defendant and cross-complainant in an action involving partition, quiet title and breach of fiduciary duties. Served as trial counsel on a five day bench trial and in July 2007 obtained a damage award of $320,256.00 plus pre-judgment interest and ouster damages.
  • Hannon vs. Gray (Conservatorship of Barbara Hannon)

    Practice Area:
    Elder Law
    Date:
    Aug 31, 2003
    Outcome:
    Judgment for petitioner
    Description:
    Respondent asserted that conservatee had waived her right to partition the real property in dispute. Petitioner won the right to partition and defeated many of respondent's claims. The matter was resolved with Respondent purchasing conservatee's interest in the real property for a six figure amount.
  • Ellis vs. Fox (Conservatorship of Evelyn Ellis)

    Practice Area:
    Elder Law
    Date:
    May 31, 2002
    Outcome:
    Stipulated judgment for Petitioner
    Description:
    Conservatee's daughter and granddaughters made arrangements to have conservatee transfer title to her residence into joint tenancy and a trust, respectively. Following a dispute between the family members, independent conservators were appointed. The litigation resulted in the deed and estate plan being voided and the property returned to conservatee.