Case Conclusion Date: 01.01.2000
Practice Area: Probate
Outcome: Obtained judgment after trial, affirmed on appeal
Description: CV-97-03060-JO, 246 F.3d 673 (9th Cir. 2000) We obtained judgment after trial in U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, which was affirmed on appeal, for our client whose father had acquired stock as joint tenant with his son. The father's widow contended that the son had promised to release his name from title to the shares of stock in consideration of other provisions of the father's estate plan.