Trusts and Estates Update

Discovery Proceedings: Recovering Assets

, New York Law Journal


In her Trusts and Estates Update, Ilene Sherwyn Cooper writes: The duty to marshal estate assets is a fundamental responsibility of a fiduciary. When a third party refuses to relinquish an asset belonging to an estate, or possesses information as to an asset's whereabouts, proceedings for the recovery, or discovery, of the asset may be utilized by the fiduciary to fulfill this task.

Originally appeared in print as Discovering Discovery Proceedings: Recovering Assets on Behalf of Estate

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