Yasha Bronshteyn of Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC is looking forward to the September 26, 2019, Palo Alto Bar Presentation concerning Litigation issues in Estate Planning. The Palo Alto Bar Association is known for informative and detailed programming. Interested to see what developments are identified at the presentation as litigation in the estate planning and trust formation area concerns all Californians whether middle class professionals or what may be considered the one percent ultra wealthy. Mr. Bronshteyn knows from professional experience that a cross section of people are affected by estate litigation. Mr. Bronshteyn litigates matters in Trust and Conversatorship matters Southern and Northern California. His clients include individuals, families, the elderly, and private fiduciaries. He has worked on numerous high-stakes complex trust litigation matters and Represented defended owner of National Basketball Association sports team with respect to probate court proceedings and multi day trial after his wife petitioned for approval of the sale of the team without his consent under trust provision relating to incompetence.
On September 12, 2019, firm partners Alexander R. Ginzburg and Yasha Bronshteyn of Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC attended the program presented by the Santa Monica Bar Association. Probate Judges were present for a discussion of local Trust and Estates practice before the Los Angeles Superior Court. Judges included: Hon. David J. Cowan, Supervising Judge of the Probate and Mental Health Departments of Los Angeles Superior Court, Hon. Brenda Penny, Assistant Supervising Judge of the Probate and Mental Health Departments of Los Angeles Superior Court, and Hon. Michael C. Small, Judge of the Superior Court, LASC Probate Department. Topic includes Topic of discussion included appropriate notice requirements in Conservatorship matters, appropriate presentation of orders to judicial officers, adhering to the Cal. Rules of Court, file your Joint Trial Statement in advance, and the Long Cause Trial Courtroom. In addition, discussion included proposed legislation to allow and implement electronic wills is coming. Lastly, the judges discourage use of CourtCall. Apart from the logistical annoyance, one judge said, “I like to look people in the eye.” Nevertheless, the Judges do allow CourtCall in the appropriate circumstance.
On August 12, 2019, Yasha Bronshteyn, Litigator and Firm Partner at Ginzburg & Bronshteyn, APC attended the Los Angeles County Bar Association – Trust and Estates Law Section presentation entitled Impact of Anti-SLAPP Motions on Enforcement of No Contest Clause. The Program was well presented and covered the impact of the Key v. Tiller case on Anti-SLAPP Motions and the enforcement of no contest clauses. Mr. Bronshteyn’s practice focuses on complex estate and trust litigation, probate and trust administration, conservatorship and guardianship / family law matters. Mr. Bronshteyn is actively engaged in the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), as a member of the Executive Committee of the LACBA Trust & Estates Section.