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Getting Out of Federal Court

Published in Trusts & Estates Magazine
Article | December 18, 2017

The article explores the increase in fiduciary litigation as well as the efforts of plaintiffs' counsel to bypass state court in favor of pursuing federal jurisdiction. Highlighting supporting case law, the article offers two strategies for challenging federal jurisdiction—seeking dismissal based on the probate exception to federal jurisdiction and petitioning the federal court to abstain due to related state court proceedings that are pending.

Read "Getting Out of Federal Court" in its entirety here.

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